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...shocked them but also Taiwan getting expelled from the U.N. and also number of countries switching their recognition to China threatened their country. (MacMillan, 298) With this discomforting Sino-American event Taiwanese press said that people all around the Pacific no longer trusted the U.S. as their ally.
The historical visit of President Nixon in which he was instrumental in opening many diplomatic doors led China to eventually joining its rightful place in the United Nations. Although President Nixon’s visit to China put the whole world to an utter shock, it helped China to open up and become one of the world leading countries. Moreover, this visit put a brake to the then Soviet aggression and he used it as a China card to squeeze more concessions later from the Soviets. China on its part was grateful for Nixon which jointly warns off the Soviet aggression.
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