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May 23, 1955

Transcript of Conversation between Zhou Enlai and Deng Yingchao and Eugenie Cotton

Zhou Enlai and Deng Yingchao converse with Eugenie Cotton, chairwoman of the International Democratic Federation of Women, about her visit to China. Cotton was overall pleased with her visit to China and says she would be happy to visit China again in the future. They also discuss both countries development. Zhou comments on how France's industries, culture, and economy are more developed compared to China. Cotton emphasizes uniting women's federations all over the world to promote world peace. Zhou refers to Sino-Japan relations to give advice to the French delegation on improving relations between France and Germany.

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Zhou Enlai Waijiao wenxuan [Selected Diplomatic Papers of Zhou Enlai] (Beijing: Zhongyang wenxian, 1990), pp. 140-148.


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