The United States should take the initiative in putting an end to the strains in Sino-American relations
The relations between our two countries were hostile for 23 years, from the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949 to 1972.
We veterans haven't had a chance to get together for many years. Let's take this opportunity to have a chat today.
Speech to comrades who had attended an enlarged meeting of the military commission of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China
I have spoken a great deal recently, and I have no more to say. Nevertheless, at this time when I'm going to retire from my leading post in the Military Commission, I think I should talk with you a little. What I have to say is very brief.
The liberation and development of Africa cannot be accomplished in just a few years. The world is so full of colonialism, neocolonialism, hegemony and power politics!
Just as international monopoly capitalists are imposing sanctions on China, you come to visit us with a large delegation. That is an expression of true friendship.
Your visit to China at this time is very important. Although there are various disputes, problems and differences between China and the United States, relations between the two countries must eventually be improved.
The basic law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region is of historic and international significance
After almost five years of hard work, you have produced a law that is of historic and international significance. By historic I mean it is significant not only for the past and the present but also for the future.
How are we to view the changes in the international situation? Has the old world pattern come to an end and a new one taken shape? There are various opinions on this question both at home and abroad.
Forty years have passed since the founding of the People's Republic of China, and we have laid a good foundation for economic development.
Ever since last year some countries have imposed sanctions on China. I think, first, they have no right to do so; second, experience has proved that China has the ability to withstand these sanctions.