Selected Works of Mao Tse-tung

Telegram to Stalin

December 19, 1949

[ Source: People's Daily, December 21, 1949]

Chairman Stalin,

The Council of Ministers,

The Government of the Soviet Union


Your Excellency:

On this happy occasion of Your Excellency's seventieth birthday, I sincerely extend to you my respect and my best wishes for the daily strengthening of the fortress for world peace and democracy under Your Excellency's leadership.


(Signed as Chairman of CPG of PRC and dated)

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Selected Works of Mao Tse-tung