Cairo conference

By Nick turner

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Description

The Cairo conference took place in November and December of 1943 in Cairo, Egypt. President franklin D. Roosevelt , Prime Minister Winston Churchill and Chinese president Chiang Kai-shek met in order to discuss the terms of war against Japan and the future of Asia. The soviet leader,Stalin, did not attend in order to keep the neutrality between japan and Russia.
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Significance

The allied powers agreed to the Cairo deceleration, which states that they will continue to use military force until they get Japan's unconditional surrender. The deceleration also states that the allies are fighting this war to punish Japan's aggression, the allies will also not expand into japan, but japan must give up it's islands in the pacific that it claimed during world war 1 and it must give up, and stay out of, Korea.

Bibliography

Heiferman, Ronald Ian (2011). The Cairo Conference of 1943: Roosevelt, Churchill, Chiang Kai-shek and Madame Chiang.

Churchill, Winston Spencer (1951). The Second World War: Closing the Ring. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. p. 642.

Sainsbury, Keith (1986). The Turning Point: Roosevelt, Stalin, Churchill, and Chiang Kai-Shek, 1943: The Moscow, Cairo, and Teheran Conferences.