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August 22, 1956

Gazette of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, 1956, No. 31 (Overall Issue No. 57)

This issue begins with a joint Sino-Syrian statement about the decision to exchange ambassadors and establish embassies in their respective countries. It also outlines plans for Nepali Prime Minister Tanka Prasad Acharya and Lao Prime Minister Prince Souvanna Phouma to visit China. Other sections address industrial and agricultural matters, newspaper subscriptions for different organizations, and provincial administrative concerns.

April 6, 1989

Note about the Meeting between Hu Qili and Herbert Naumann

Hu Qili describes ongoing economic reforms in China. As for political reform, Hu indicates that China wants "to further unfold socialist democracy and perfect the judicial system."

June 23, 1969

Note from Department Head Ruete, 'Meeting with the Bonn Xinhua Representative on June 13, 1969'

A West German diplomat meets with a Xinhua correspondent to discuss China's relations with Bonn

September 11, 1965

Cable from the Chinese Embassy in North Korea, 'On North Korea's Response to the Indian Invasion of Pakistan'

The Chinese Embassy in Pyongyang reports that North Korea's reaction to the Indo-Pak War has been timid.

November 29, 1963

Telegram 869/871 from André Saint Mleux

André Saint Mleux tracks recent Xinhua dispatches on the state of Franco-American relations.

October 6, 1969

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Note of Asia-Oceania Department, 'Sino-French Relations'

Following the peak of the Cultural Revolution, the French Foreign Ministry concludes that Sino-French relations "have shown signs of détente, which, in the current context, represents important progress."

September 3, 1968

Note Number 291 from the Department of Asia-Oceania, 'China and the Events in Czechoslovakia'

The Department of Asia-Oceania analyzes shifts in Chinese foreign policy toward Eastern Europe following the Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968 and connects the apparent changes in Beijing's diplomacy to the Sino-Soviet split and the Vietnam War.

July 25, 1971

Cable, Chinese Journalism Delegation in Korea to the State Council and the Central Military Commission

The Chinese Journalism Delegation to North Korea reports to the State Council and the Central Military Commission on North Korea's war preparations. It notes that North Korea is constantly expanding underground construction.

June 15, 1971

Important Instructions from Premier Zhou for the Comrades Traveling to Pyongyang to Apologize to Korea

Zhou Enlai speaks with a Chinese delegation traveling to Pyongyang to apologize to North Korea. He emphasizes the importance of self-criticism, the historic camaraderie between China and North Korea, and matters regarding cultural exchange with North Korea.

November 23, 1963

Cable from the Chinese Embassy in North Korea

The Chinese Embassy in North Korea reports to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on North Korea's request for international support regarding a memorandum on Korean unification at the United Nations. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs then suggests how Chinese news agencies can express support.