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Cairo Declaration

November 25, 1943
Source: National Archives

On November 25, 1943, President Franklin Roosevelt, center, met with Prime Minister Winston Churchill of the United Kingdom, right, and Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek of the Republic of China, left, in Cairo, Egypt. The meeting resulted in the Cairo Declaration that called for the independence of Korea and the return of territories such as Manchuria, the Pescadores, and Taiwan to the Republic of China after the surrender of Japan.

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