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1943 Cairo Conference

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A World War Two conference held in Cairo, Egypt, November 22-26, 1943. It was attended by Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Chiang Kai-shek. The three issued the Cairo Declaration on December 1, 1943.

Cairo Declaration

The Cairo Declaration (December 1, 1943) proclaimed that the nations of Great Britain, United States and the Republic of China would continue the war against Japan until Japan's unconditional surrender. It also affirmed that all Chinese territory seized by Japan would be restored to China, that Japan would lose all Pacific islands seized after 1941, and that Korea would become free and independent.