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December 18, 1979

Report submitted by General Wang Sheng (Director of the General Political Warfare Department, Ministry of National Defense, Taiwan) to President Chiang Ching-kuo regarding General Wang’s visit to the Philippines, 18 December 1979

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18 December 1979


I met with President Ferdinand Marcos at 10:30 a.m., and talked with him for around an hour. The main points of the talk:


(1) Marcos knew our progress in various aspects very well, and sang high praise for it;


(2) Marcos asked our self-governance in detail;


(3) Marcos asked our views on the future situation of Indochina Peninsula;


(4) Marcos asked me the biggest reason for our setback on the mainland [of China];


(5) Marcos solemnly expressed that he and other Filipino people firmly object to communism, and firmly reject influence of any international politics and external forces over his country’s decision making;


(6) For the common interests of the Philippines and Taiwan, both parties should endeavor to strengthen substantial relations and cooperation;


(7) Marcos repeated ask me to forward his best wishes to Your Excellency [Chiang Ching-kuo].


General Sheng Wang briefs President Chiang Ching-kuo on his conversation with President Fernand Marcos on Taiwan-Philippines cooperation against China.

Document Information


Box 15, Wang Sheng Papers, Hoover Institution Archives. Translated by Fulong He.


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