February 01, 1964
Cable from the Chinese Foreign Ministry, 'Situation of the Premier's Visit to Three West African Countries'
The Chinese Foreign Ministry summarizes Zhou Enlai's conversations with Kwame Nkrumah, Modibo Keita, and Ahmed Sekou Toure. Emphasis is placed on the revolutionary conditions in Ghana, Mali, and Guinea, relations with the Soviet Union, and the Non-Aligned Movement and the Second Asian-African Conference.
February 18, 1964
Cable from the Chinese Embassy in Mali, ‘The Two Notes Given to China by Mali'
Mali requests that China dispatch experts in wood carving, ivory carving, and jewelry making.
March 08, 1964
Record of Premier Zhou Enlai's Conversations with the President of Ghana Kwame Nkrumah
Over the course of three conversations, Zhou and Nkrumah discuss African regionalism, China's position at the United Nations and its relations with the United States, non-alignment, decolonization, developments in the Congo, and an African nuclear-weapons-free zone.
May 14, 1964
Cable from the Chinese Embassy in Mali, ‘The Matter of Sending Experts'
The Chinese Embassy in Mali reports on a request for wood carving and ivory experts to come to Mali and assist with local production.
October 08, 1964
Cable from the Chinese Embassy in Mali, ‘Regarding the Matter of Sending Handicraft Teachers'
The Chinese Foreign Cultural Liaison Committee reports that Chinese experts in ivory and wood carving will "not be able to be sent" to Mali in 1964.
October 20, 1964
Cable from the Chinese Embassy in Mali, ‘Regarding the Matter of Sending a Carving Expert'
Mali asks that Chinese jewelery and carving experts come to the Malian Art Institute.
December 08, 1964
Cable from the Head Office of the All China Handicraft Cooperative
The Malian Art Institute requests Chinese experts in jewelry making and wood and ivory carving
December 12, 1964
Cable from the Foreign Cultural Liaison Committee, ‘Regarding the Issue of Sending Experts in Woodcarving and Ivory to Mali’
The Foreign Cultural Liaison Committee decides that Chinese experts in Mali must be both politically reliable and technically skilled.
December 18, 1964
Cable from the Foreign Cultural Liaison Committee, ‘Regarding the Matter of Sending Experts in Woodcarving and Ivory'
The Foreign Cultural Liaison Committee issues instructions on the Chinese experts about to be dispatched to Mali.