China-Southeast Asia Relations
China was a major player in Cold War Southeast Asia, advocating for socialist revolutions and directly supporting independence struggles.
September 29, 1975
Minutes of Conversation between Deng Xiaoping and Le Duan
Deng Xiaoping recounts a meeting between Zhou Enlai and Ho Chi Minh, at which Ho Chi Minh accused the Chinese of attempting to intimidate the Vietnamese by stationing troops close to the Chinese-Vietnamese border. Le Duan states that he had never been brifed on that meeting. Excerpt.