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October 7, 1977

Report on Visits to the Mongolian People's Republic and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

In September 1977, W. Jaruzelski  visited Mongolia and the DPRK. While in North Korea, Jaruzelski met with President Kim Il Sung and the Minister of National Defense O Jin U.  Although Jaruzelski did make several critical comments about the DPRK in his secret post-trip report, he still spoke in highly favorable terms about the country and generally recommended that Poland strengthen its relations with North Korea. 

Jaruzelsk's report also includes commentary on China's relations with both Mongolia and the DPRK.

June 1989

Report from Roman Misztal to Citizen General [W. Jaruzelski]

Chief of General Staff of the Polish Army Gen. Józef Użycki rejects the use of Polish officers at the NNSC to perform certain intelligence tasks in favor of the DPRK, but agrees to cooperate with North Korea in other areas.

October 10, 1986

Minutes of the Visit of a Delegation from the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the People’s Republic of Poland (PRL) in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea

Paek Hak-rim suggests stepping up cooperation between North Korea and Poland in the fields of science, technology, and firefighting, as well as continuing exchange visits to share experiences in maintaining public order and combating crime. Kim Yong-ryong also suggests that information exchanges and technical cooperation be enhanced.

August 23, 1988

Letter, Acting Minister of State Security of the DPRK Kim Yong-ryong to Comrade Czesław Kiszczak, Minister of Internal Affairs

Kim Yong-ryong asks whether the North Korean Ministry of State Security may send specialists to Poland for counterintelligence training ahead of the 13th World Youth and Students Festival.

August 19, 1989

Poland: Situation Report

An analysis of President Jaruzelski's decision to ask Mazowiecki to form a Solidarity-led government.

August 18, 1989

Poland: Non-Communist Government to be Announced

An analysis of President Jaruzelski's decision to create a new Polish government led by non-Communists.

April 26, 1988

Cryptogram No. 1323/II/1189 from Beijing

A brief summary of the Polish Democratic Party's meetings with Xi Zhongxun, Hu Qili, and Yan Mingfu.

January 1, 1983

Central Intelligence Agency, 'Jaruzelski's Attitude, Behavior, and Style'

Details Jaruzelski's personal habits, style, and evolving political views.

October 16, 1981

Memorandum from John Stein to the Director of Central Intelligence, '[Redacted] Report'

Memorandum from John Stein to the Director of the CIA. The report contains translations of two secret letters between staff of the Polish Armed Forces and General W. Jaruzelski. In it they discuss appointing representatives for the Air Force, Navy, and Rocket Troops.

March 31, 1981

Memorandum from John McMahon to the Secretaries of State and Defense and Director of the National Security Agency, '[Redacted] Report'

Translation echos General Jaruzelski's comments on his and deputy ministers authority in matters of national defense - delegating power while still maintaining direction.