??? Chou En-Lai on the evening ??? 16th anniversary of the founding of the People's?
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Background: ??? Chou En-Lai on the evening ??? 16th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.
???, Chairman Liu Shao-chi ??? leaders of the Chinese ??? hall together with ??? Prince Norodom Sihanouk and his wife and other distinguished foreign guests. They were greeted with ??? cheers and applause. The reception was attended by ??? two thousand distinguished guests from over 80 countries of the ??? continents.
On behalf of the Chinese Government and people, Premier Chou ??? cordial greetings and heartful thanks to the distinguished guests. He says 'In international affairs, ??? insist ??? a distinction between right and wrong. Without fail, we support all just causes and oppose all unjust ones. We are ??? sworn enemy of all aggressors and oppressors; we are good friends of all the peoples who oppose aggression and oppression. We will never retreat a single step from this principled stand whatever storms may arise on the international scene and however such the U.S. imperialists and their partners may curse and threaten ??? to the point of imposing war on us.'
The Chinese Premier declares that the Chinese Government and panels firmly support the people of all countries in their struggle against imperialism, colonialism and neo-colonialism and far winning national independence, for people's democracy and social progress.
Before the reception ended, Chairman Mao Tse-tung, Chairman in ??? Premier Chou En-lai and other leaders together with Prince Sihanouk and other distinguished guests mounted the rostrum for a toast.
The Chinese and foreign guests at the reception rose in prolonged applause and cheers.