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25/10/1971 The U.N. seats the People’s Republic of China and expels Taiwan

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History Mania: China Admitted To UN - 1971

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Is Taiwan a country... or part of China?

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Taiwan’s president contends the country never withdrew from the United Nations

In a historic reversal, America’s U.N. representatives voted to seat the People’s Republic of China as a permanent member. Taiwan was expelled. The reason for the change of heart was that the U.S. was in great need of China's help politically.
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