• Short Summary

    The People's Republic of chine has been admitted to the United Nations and Taiwan has been expelled.

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    The People's Republic of chine has been admitted to the United Nations and Taiwan has been expelled. this was the result of a General Assembly vote on Chinese representation. The government of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek said no formal statement would be made immediately, in reaction to the United Nations' vote. Instead it referred to a statement issued in New York that the Taiwan U.N. delegation would take no further part in General Assembly business.

    The Taiwan Foreign Minister, Chow Shu-kai, who lad his U.N. delegation from the Assembly before his nation was united, bitterly condemned the U.N. action.

    On the surface, Taiwan and its people seamed to take the expulsion in stride. The government, although disappointed at the vote result, did foresee the possibility of expulsion and had prepared for it. Taiwan's Vice-President and Prime Minister, C.K. Yen. called an emergency meeting of Key Taiwan cabinet members shortly after the General Assembly vote result was announced.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEIWEA5BAMIH12MORQ5M75BDJN
    Media URN:
    VLVAEIWEA5BAMIH12MORQ5M75BDJN
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/10/1971
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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