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  • October 15, 1956

    Anti-Communist Youth and Students Conference, Remarks by Ki-Pong Lee

    Speaker of the House Lee Ki-Pong praises the Anti-Communist Youth and Students Conference for helping to "encourage and unite all youths and students of free countries in Asia."

  • October 15, 1956

    Anti-Communist Youth and Students Conference, Remarks by Chung W. Cho

    Acting Foreign Minister Chung W. Cho tells audience members at the Anti-Communist Youth and Students Conference that "Communists and their indoctrinated youth are challenging us at every turn."

  • October 15, 1956

    Speech Given by the Chinese Ambassador at the Opening Session of Asian Youth & Students Anti-Communist Conference

    Remarks by the Chinese Ambassador on the common anti-communist struggle faced by China, South Korea, Vietnam, and the Philippines.

  • October 15, 1956

    Greeting Words of Mr. Chin-Hang Kong, Chairman of the Asian Peoples' Anti-Communist League of Korea

    Chin-Hang Kong states that "in order to fight against Communism we must be strong, and in order to be strong we must have one idea and one organization."

  • October 15, 1956

    Anti-Communist Youth and Students Conference, Remarks by Chung In-whan

    Chung In-whan of the National Students Defence Corps of Korea "salute[s] the Asian Youth and Students Anti-Communist Conference."

  • October 15, 1956

    Speech Given by Mr. Tseng Hsien-yung, Chief of the Chinese Delegation at the Opening Session of the Asian Youth and Students Anti-Communist Conference

    Tseng Hsien-yung (Zeng Xianyong) encourages Asia's youth to resist communist aggression.

  • October 15, 1956

    Anti-Communist Youth and Students Conference, Remarks by Unidentified Speaker

    Remarks from an unidentified speaker from Korea at the Asian Youth and Students Anti-Communist Conference.

  • October 17, 1956

    Communist Party of the Soviet Union Central Committee Memo on the Situation in the Korean Workers' Party

    CPSU CC intends to ask Ianov for updates on conditions conditions post-August and September KWP CC plenary sessions.

  • October 17, 1956

    Letter from Nguyen Thai Loc to Lt. General Choi Duk Shin

    Nguyen Thai Loc reports that rice for victims of flooding will be donated to South Korea by South Vietnam.

  • October 17, 1956

    Letter No. 17 from Syngman Rhee to Young Kee Kim

    President Rhee instructs Minister Kim to postpone responding to Vice President Garcia's offer to mediate in Korea-Japan negotiation.

  • October 18, 1956

    Letter No. 21 from the President (Syngman Rhee) to Minister Duk Shin Choi

    President Rhee briefly responds to Choi Duk Shin's previous suggestions for industrial improvement.

  • October 19, 1956

    Record of a Conversation between B.N. Vereshchagin and DPRK Consul General to the USSR Kim Hyung-mo

    Kim Hyung-mo tells advisor to the Far East Department B.N. Vereshchagin about a letter written by DPRK Ambassador to the USSR Ri Sang-jo, addressed to Kim Il Sung. Ri asked Kim to have it translated into Russian so that Fedorenko could read it as well.

  • October 19, 1956

    CDS Report No. 20 from Choi Duk Shin to the President (Syngman Rhee)

    Choi Duk Shin reports on his audience with President Diem, voices concern about the possibility of Japan being admitted into the United Nations, and briefly discusses recent Vietnamese internal dealings with the Chinese minority, and the possibility of Japanese reparations.

  • October 19, 1956

    Report No. 98 from Young Kee Kim to Syngman Rhee

    Young Kee Kim briefs President Rhee on Minister Tomas De Castro's resignation from the foreign service, the issue of renegotiating PI-US military base agreement, and circulation of Korean Survey in Philippines.

  • October 19, 1956

    Briefing on the Visit to China of Pakistani Prime Minister Suhrawardy (No. 3)

    The premiers of Pakistan and China convene to discuss Taiwan, Pakistani-Chinese relations, Mao's leadership, and the Muslim population in China, among other issues.

  • October 19, 1956

    Transcript of Conversation between Zhou Enlai and Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy

    Premier Zhou and Prime Minister of Pakistan, Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, debrief about the Bandung Conference. They discuss their views regarding international tensions in Asia and the rest of world. Suhrawardy praises Zhou on his attitude during the conference which gave Pakistan more clarity about China's position on international issues. Suhrawardy also says that he felt Zhou's sincerity and enthusiasm in getting along with other countries. Zhou says that he understands why other countries fear China and explains that China's goal at the moment is industrialization, not colonial expansion. Zhou tells Suhrawardy that the current generation of Chinese political leaders will make sure that future generations will not commit war and aggression. Suhrawardy disagrees with Zhou that current generation can control future political leaders decisions. Zhou calls for countries that are skeptical of China to engage with China to see for themselves China's intentions.

  • October 20, 1956

    Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1956, No. 37 (Overall Issue No. 63)

    This issue features a joint statement from Zhou Enlai and Nepali Prime Minister Tanka Prasad Acharya. It also includes a joint press release about the visit of Indonesian President Sukarno and a telegram from Zhou Enlai about an exhibition of Japanese goods. Other sections discuss state control over purchases and sales of grain, the division of surplus profits from state-owned enterprises, and agricultural production in disaster areas.

  • October 22, 1956

    Letter from Syngman Rhee to Ngo Dinh Diem

    President Rhee praises President Diem highly for South Vietnam's recent anti-communist activities.

  • October 22, 1956

    Cable from the Chinese Embassy in Pakistan, 'The Pakistani Foreign Minister’s Speech'

    Chinese report on a speech by the Pakistani Foreign Minister concerning bringing the Kashmir issue to the UN Security Council, Pakistan's relations with Muslim countries, the Southeast Asian Defense Treaty and the Baghdad Pact, the possibility of Pakistan joining the Suez Canal Users' Association and its willingness to accept aid from any country.

  • October 22, 1956

    Letter from DPRK Ambassador to the USSR Ri Sang-jo to Kim Il Sung

    Ri expresses strong disapproval of the accusations brought against certain party members, including himself. He asks that he be removed from the Korean Workers' Party and presents his own accusations against Kim of embezzling state funds.