Lecture by Soviet Ambassador [to Beijing] Tolstikov for Friendly Diplomats on Forthcoming Nixon Visit7 Feb 1972
In his presentation to the chiefs of the Warsaw Pact states' diplomatic representations in February 1972, Soviet Ambassador Tolstikov analyzes Chinese-US relations over the previous 25 years and assesses the political and economic prospects for a Sino-American rapprochement in the light of US President Richard Nixon's imminent visit to Beijing.
Collection: China and Eastern Europe
Language of Original Document: German
Translators: Karen Riechert (for Cold War International History Project)
Number of Pages: 18
Cold War Period: 1970s
Persons: Nixon, Mao Zedong, Zhou Enlai, Jiang Jieshi