ment and the Sino-Soviet Treaty of
Treaty of Friendship and Alliance Between the Republic of China
and the U.S.S.R., August 14, 1945 1
The President of the National Government of the Republic of China, and the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the U.S.S.R.,
Desirous of strengthening the friendly relations that have always existed between China and the U.S.S.R., through an alliance and good neighborly post‐ war collaboration,
Determined to assist each other in the struggle against aggression on the part of enemies of the United Nations in this world war, and to collaborate in the common war against Japan until her unconditional surrender,
Expressing their unswerving aspiration to cooperate in the cause of maintaining peace and security for the benefit of the peoples of both countries and of all the peace-loving nations,
Acting upon the principles enunciated in the joint declaration of the United Nations of January 1, 1942, in the four power Declaration signed in Moscow on October 30, 1943, and in the Charter of the International Organization of the United Nations.
Have decided to conclude the present Treaty to this effect and appointed as their plenipotentiaries:
The President of the National Government of the Republic of China ;
His Excellency Dr. Wang Shih-chieh, Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China,
The Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the U.S.S.R.;
His Excellency Mr. V. M. Molotov, the People's Commissar of Foreign Affairs of the U.S.S.R.,
Who, after exchanging their Full Powers, found in good and due form, have agreed as follows:
The High Contracting Parties undertake in association with the other United Nations to wage war against Japan until final victory is won. The High Contracting Parties undertake mutually to render to one another all necessary military and other assistance and support in this war.
The High Contracting Parties undertake not to enter into separate negotiations with Japan and not to conclude, without mutual consent, any armistice or peace____________________
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Publication information: Book title: United States Relations with China:With Special Reference to the Period 1944-1949. Contributors: United States Department Of State - OrganizationName. Publisher: U.S. Govt. Print. Off.. Place of publication: Washington, DC. Publication year: 1949. Page number: 585.
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