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Press Briefing by Permanent Observer of Democratic People's Republic of Korea to the UN, 7 July 1976.

Inter-Korean Relations

A comprehensive collection of documents about the relationship between North Korea and South Korea from 1953 to the present. The collection highlights periods of conflict between the two Koreas as well as periods where one or both countries promoted cooperation and compromise in order to achieve the reunification of Korea. For more focused collections that deal with specific periods in inter-Korean relations, see (1) Inter-Korean Relations after the War, 1954-1961; (2) Inter-Korean Competition, 1961-1970; (3) Inter-Korean Dialogue, 1971-1972; (4) Demise of Detente in Korea, 1973-1975; and (5) Inter-Korean Dialogue, 1977-1980. Other related collections include: Korea at the United Nations, 1988 Seoul Olympic Games, and the Two Koreas and the Third World.

Press Briefing by Permanent Observer of Democratic People's Republic of Korea to the UN, 7 July 1976.

Popular Documents

June 20, 1966

Report on a Meeting between Enver Hoxha and DPRK Ambassador An Yong

Enver Hoxha meets with the North Korean Ambassador to Albania, An Yong, to discuss North Korea's foreign relations, Titoist and Khrushchevian revisionism, the communist movement, and bilateral relations.

August 1973

Letter from Enver Hoxha to Kim Il Sung

In this letter to Kim Il Sung, Enver Hoxha addresses issues surrounding the division and reunification of Korea, and offers his support to North Korea's reunification proposals.

May 4, 1972

Conversation between Kim Il Sung and Lee Hu-rak

Kim Il Sung presents his "Three Principles of National Reunification" as he and Lee Hu-rak debate whetherPak Seong-cheol's visit to Seoul should be preceded by a visit from Kim Yeong-ju.

January 17, 1955

Memo about the Situation in the DPRK

A memorandum dated 17 January 1955 about the overall ground situation of North Korea. Topics range from agriculture and industrialization, power output and Kim Il-Sung's Three-Year-Plan to foreign aid from the Communist Bloc, the domestic political situation of North Korea, and inter-Korean relations after the 1950-1953 war. The memorandum concludes with suggestions on Soviet policy in the region.

April 1955

Information on the Situation in the DPRK

Soviet diplomats Fedorenko and Ponomarev report on a wide range of issues involving North Korea, including agriculture, industry, and economic conditions in the DPRK, relations with China and the Soviet Union, and the situation in South Korea.