July 04, 1963
Transcript of Meeting of the Political Bureau of the CC of Romanian Worker’s Party
The conversation focuses on whether or not to publish declarations made by the Chinese Communist Party and those made by the CPSU. The Romanians are concerned how the people will react to tension between the two communist countries.
August 25, 1968
Stenographic Transcript of Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Central Committee of the Romanian Worker’s Party
The meeting focuses on the issues of Ceausescu’s meeting with Tito, who had by that point broken with the Soviet bloc and Czechoslovakia. The Romanians believe that it is impossible to hold together the communist countries through force of arms.
February 29, 1972
Stenographic Transcript of the Joint Meeting of the Executive Committee of the Central Committee of the Romanian Communist Party and of the Council of Ministers of the Socialist Republic of Romania (Nixon's Visit to China)
This stenographic transcript of a meeting of the Central Committee of the Romanian Communist Party and the Romanian Council of Ministers addresses US President Richard Nixon's visit to China in 1971. Romanian leader Nicolae Ceauşescu evaluates the outcomes of the visit positively, arguing that despite fundamental differences between China and the US, the talks have opened the door to improving the political and economic cooperation between the two countries. Ceauşescu further discusses the implications of the Sino-US rapprochement for Romania and the official position his country should adopt in its relations with China.