More than 800 thousand people of all walks of life in Peking attended a rally on Feb.10th in support of the Vietnamese people's just struggle against U.
More than 800 thousand people of all walks of life in Peking attended a rally on Feb.10th in support of the Vietnamese people's just struggle against U.S.imperialists armed aggression.
Chairman Mao Tse-tung, Chairman Liu Shao-chi and other party and state leaders including Chou En-lai and Teng Hsiao-ping attended the rally.
Peng Chen, member of the political Bureau of the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee and Mayor of Peking addressed the rally.He says: the entire Chinese people are determined to intensify their efforts and increase their preparedness on all fronts so as to support Vietnam's fight against the U.S.imperialists part of aggression and to repulse their war pro-vocations.
Liu Ning-yi member of the Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Part and President of the All-China Federation of Trade Unions declares: We once again sternly warn U.S.imperialism that its aggression against the Democratic Republic of Vietnam is aggression against the Democratic Republic of Vietnam is aggression against China.The 650 million Chinese people will definitely not stand idly by without lending a helping hand.We always mean what we say and do what we promise.We are well prepared.We are closely watching the developments and are ready at any time to join our Vietnamese brothers in dealing resolute counter-blows to the aggression.As the Democratic Republic of Vietnam is a member of the Socialist camp, he continues, it is the unshirkable internationalist duty of all the Socialist countries to give it all necessary support and assistance in terms of concrete action.
In Shanghai, two million people took part in a big demonstration on Feb 9th to voice their indignation over the U.S.aggression in Vietnam.
In the same day, one million and two hundred thousand people were out in the streets in Canton.The demonstrators included provincial and municipal leaders.
Letters pledging support were handed to the Vietnamese Consulate in Canton.
On Feb.10th, seven hundred thousand people Tientsin demonstrated in support of their Vietnamese brothers.The waterfront at the New Harbour became a sea of marching dockers, construction workers, ship builders and ship pilots.
During the past three days, more than 9 million people in China took part in rallies and parades to demonstrate their resolute support for the Vietnamese people against U.S.aggression.
Hoang Bac, Charge d'affaires ad interim of the Vietnamese Embassy in China then addressed the rally.He says: our compatriots in the north are watching every more of U.S.imperialism.They firmly grasp their axes and rifles and are resolved to deal the U.S.aggressors well-deserved counter-blows.
Next to speak was the acting head of the Permanent Mission of the South Vietnam National Front for Liberation to China, Nguyen Minh Phuong.
The Vietnamese nation, he say, is an integral whole.To defend northern Vietnam is the sacred duty of the entire people of Vietnam.If U.S.imperialism and its flunkeys dare attack northern Vietnam, the army and people of southern Vietnam will unite as one man, and, shoulder to shoulder with the people of the whole country, will resolutely defeat them and liberate their beloved fatherland completely.