(August 21, 1950)
Source: RMRB ( Aug 23, 1950), 1.
President Constantin Parhon, The Presidium of the Grand National Assembly, The People's Republic of Romania
On behalf of the Central People's Government of the People's Republic of China and the Chinese people, I sincerely extend to Your Excellency and the Romanian people our felicitations and best wishes on this occasion of the sixth anniversary of the liberation of Romania. I deeply believe that the Romanian people will achieve even greater success in their economic and cultural construction.
(Signed as Chairman of CPG of PRC, dated, in Beijing)
Source: RMRB ( Jan. 17, 1951), 6.
This is an excerpt of a speech that Mao made at a banquet celebrating the sixth anniversary of the liberation of Romania which was held by the Romanian embassy in Beijing on August 23, 1950. It is quoted as an excerpt in an article by Cao Xianbo, "Wo kanjian liao Mao zhuxi (I Saw Chairman Mao)" published in RMRB ( Jan. 17, 1951), 6.
Six years ago, we too were under the oppression of Fascist bandits. Now, facts have proven that the force of the people is irresistible.