Anastas Mikoyan and Mao Zedong discuss the independence of Mongolia, the independence movement in Xinjiang, the construction of a railroad in Xinjiang, CCP contacts with the VKP(b), the candidate for Chinese ambassador to the USSR, aid from the USSR to China, CCP negotiations with the Guomindang, the preparatory commisssion for convening the PCM, the character of future rule in China, Chinese treaties with foreign powers, and the Sino-Soviet treaty.
February 4, 1949
Cable, Joseph Stalin to Anastas Mikoyan
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I.V. STALIN to A.I. MIKOYAN 6 February 1949 (50/III)
On February 3 we sent you a long cable made up of four points and obligated you to recount it to Mao Zedong. There is still no message from you about receiving this cable and about recounting its content to Mao Zedong.
Instantsiya [codename for Stalin] is demanding an immediate answer.
6. II. 1949
Stalin cable to Mikoyan, asking Mikoyan to recount a four-point cable sent earlier to Mao Zedong. Stalin has not heard an answer, and demands an immediate one.
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