Meeting with Nixon!

Nixon travels to China to meet with Mao Zedong.

What was this?

A meeting between the two countries that established international relations. Also where they agreed on sensitive issues and the standards and regulations of diplomatic affairs.

Meeting with Nixon.

Monday, Feb. 21st 1972 at 6-7pm

Chairman Mao's Residence in Beijing.

It lasted about an hour.

Why?

It paved way for the establishment of friendly relations between U.S. and China. Also China was closed off from the outside world before the meeting. Nixon was playing a central rule in opening up a new political relationship with the PRC.