Zhou Enlai offers Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau an extensive history of the Chinese Civil War and Chinese Revolution. Zhou also comments on China's foreign policy positions toward and views on the Soviet Union, nuclear war, Bangladesh, revisionism, and great power hegemony, among other topics.
October 10, 1973
Verbatim Transcript of the First Meeting between Prime Minister Trudeau and Premier Zhou Enlai
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Zhou Enlai and Pierre Trudeau discuss Canada's overarching foreign policy positions and Sino-Canadian relations. Trudeau says that Canada wants to be "a strong country with a strong identity."
- China--Foreign relations--France
- North Atlantic Treaty Organization
- Chinese People's Volunteer Army
- China--Armed Forces
- Canada--Foreign relations--China
- Canada--Foreign relations--United States
- Canada--Politics and government--1945-1980
- Canada--Foreign relations--France
- Petroleum industry and trade--China
- Petroleum industry and trade--Canada
- Commonwealth of Nations
- Territorial waters--Arctic Archipelago (Nunavut and N.W.T.)
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