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February 7, 1969

Handwritten Note from the Minister of Foreign Affairs

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The Minister of Foreign Affairs

Rome, February 8th


[handwritten] In response to the communication of the Chinese embassy in Paris point out that Minister Nenni has undertaken initiatives to establish normal diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China and that he is aware that there is one China alone and hence knows all the ensuing consequences with regard to both Taiwan’s representation in Rome and the Chinese seat at the UN.


In response to a note from the Chinese Embassy in Paris, Italian Minister of Foreign Affairs Pietro Nenni acknowledges that there is only China.


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Historical Archive of the Italian Foreign Ministry. Obtained by Enrico Fardella and translated by Joe Caliò.


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