Red China and the United Nations

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Conflict Over China's Seat in United Nations

Rise of New Factors Since Last General Assembly

Representation of Red China in the United Nations—an issue that hag been contested for nearly five years in every principal forum of the world organization—will be in the forefront of political discussion again when the General Assembly convenes on Sept. 21 for its ninth regular session. New factors have entered the picture since the Assembly dealt with the matter a year ago. The Indo-China truce, agreed to at Geneva on July 21, has revived pressure in some countries to reopen the question of Chinese representation, and several U.N. member states which formerly voted to put off consideration of the issue are said to favor taking it up now.1 At the same ...

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