Speech at the Aliarcham Academy of Social Sciences in Indonesia


Publisher's Note

This is the full text of a speech made by Peng Chen on May 25, 1965 during his visit to the Aliarcham Academy of Social Sciences in Indonesia. Peng Chen, member of the Political Bureau and of the Secretariat of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China, was the leader of the Delegation of the Chinese Communist Party at the celebration of the 45th anniversary of the founding of the Communist Party of Indonesia.

Dear and Respected Comrade Aidit,

Dear Comrade Lukman,

Dear Comrade Hutapea,

Dear Comrade Sugijono,

Dear Mrs. Sukimah Aliarcham,


Today I am very much honoured and pleased to be here to talk to you at the request of the leading comrades of the Communist Party of Indonesia.

The Indonesian people is a great and heroic people. The Indonesian Communist Party is a great and staunch Marxist-Leninist party. The Communist Party of Indonesia and the Indonesian people have made very important contributions to the struggle against imperialism and modern revisionism. The Communist Party of China and the Chinese people are proud to have such staunch comrades-in-arms.

Now I would like to discuss with you the question of combating imperialism and modern revisionism.

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