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June 20, 1956

Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1956, No. 23 (Overall Issue No. 49)

This issue addresses the temporary withdrawal of Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission inspection teams from designated North and South Korean ports. It also discusses the Sino-American ambassadorial talks, results from the national economic plan for 1955, and environmental and industrial concerns. One section addresses the problem of reducing illiteracy among opera and drama artists.

March 21, 1955

Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1955, No. 3 (Overall Issue No. 6)

This issue features several State Council decisions that pertained to Tibet, including one that established a preliminary committee for the region. It also covers their response to a report from officials who accompanied the Dalai Lama in March 1955 during his nearly yearlong visit to China. Other records discuss topics such as education and the possible reduction of personnel on the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission for Korea.

October 19, 1976

Cable, Cabinet to the Swedish Delegation to the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission, Panmunjom, via the Political Department

The Cabinet provides an update about the police investigation of North Korea's diplomats, stating that the expulsion of the diplomats will wait until the family members of Swedish diplomats in Pyongyang have been evacuated. The Cabinet also warns about potential North Korean counter moves and advises the Swedish delegation at Panmunjom not to enter North Korean territory.

April 14, 1972

Report from Etre Sándor, 'Information from the leader, and the referent of the Hungarian subdivision at the DPRK's Foreign Affairs Ministry.'

A report by Etre Sandor on his visit to North Korea, in which he spoke with the North Korean Foreign Ministry about Hungarian-Korean relations and Korean reunification.

May 26, 1961

Cable from the Chinese Liaison Office in Gaesong, 'Xi-li’s View of the Current Situation in Korea'

The Chinese Liaison Office in Gaesong describes a Czech General's assessment of the situation in South Korea. According to the General, the May Revolution in South Korea was single-handedly engineered by the United States and the situation is unlikely to be resolved in the absence of an improvement in Sino-US relations.

June 15, 1956

CDS Report No. 5 from Choi Duk Shin to the President (Syngman Rhee)

Choi Duk Shin outlines his recent activities in South Vietnam, briefly comments on recent foreign news papers calling for the nullification of the Korean Armistice Agreement, and announces the installment of the first South Vietnamese Ambassador to South Korea.

April 16, 1956

Report from B. Vereshchagin to the CPSU CC, 'The Korean Armistice Agreement and talks on the Korean question'

Report that provides an overview of the 1953 Korean Armistice Agreement. It describes the role of neutral states in monitoring the armistice conditions and lists the steps that the DPRK government has been taking so far to achieve peaceful reunification on the peninsula.

January 20, 1956

Journal of Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK V. I. Ivanov for 20 January 1956

Kim Il Sung tells Ivanov that he is interested in having Korean scientists work in nuclear research. Chinese Ambassador Pang Zili informs Ivanov about China’s position on the Swedish-Swiss Neutral Commission.

December 22, 1955

Journal of Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK V. I. Ivanov for 22 December 1955

Nam Il explains that all Soviet Koreans are facing hostility from local Koreans due to the mistakes of a few individuals, who he says have warranted condemnation by failing to assimilate properly to political and private life in the DPRK. The two also discuss recent developments in Sweden's and Switzerland's efforts to reorganize the Neutral Nations Supervisory Commission.

December 15, 1955

Journal of Soviet Ambassador to the DPRK V. I. Ivanov for 15 December 1955

Ivanov tells Nam Il that the Polish government is in favor of Sweden’s and Switzerland’s proposal to reorganize the Neutral Nations Korean Armistice Supervisory Commission. Nam Il says he is still unsure about the motives of the Swedish and Swiss governments.