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Treaty of Peace between the Republic of China and Japan (Treaty of Taipei) 1952

April 28, 1952

Signed at Taipei, 28 April 1952
Entered into force, 5 August 1952, by the exchange of the instruments of ratification at Taipei

Mao Zedong's "Order to the Chinese People's Volunteers," 1950

October 1, 1950

Mao Zedong's "Order to the Chinese People's Volunteers" October 1950.

Conversation between the Soviet Union's Joseph Stalin and China's Mao Zedong, 1949

December 16, 1949

Conversation between Stalin and Mao, Moscow, 16 December 1949

The Chinese People Have Stood Up! 1949

September 21, 1949

Opening address by Mao Zedong, Chairman of the Chinese Communist Party, at the First Plenary Session of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

Acheson, Statement on China, 1949

August 5, 1949

Secretary of State Dean Acheson's view of China in August 1949.

Anson Burlingame, Speech in New York, June 23, 1868

December 13, 1901

Burlingame headed the Chinese government's delegation to the United States.

Xi Jinping, Report at 2017 19th Party Congress, October 18, 2017

Secure a Decisive Victory in Building a Moderately Prosperous Society in All Respects and Strive for the Great Success of Socialism with Ch

Xi Jinping, World Economic Forum, January 17, 2017

Xi Jinping, Chinese Communist Party General Secretary and State President, spoke at the Davos economic forum.

PRC State Council, China's Military Strategy in 2015, May 26, 2015

The Information Office of the State Council published China's first white paper on military strategy.