Timeline Geneva Conference 1954

January 25: Berlin Conference of the Big Four ( US, SU, GB, Fr)
Feruary 17: Zhou Enlai makes statement at prepatory meeting Geneva conference
February 26: SU asks China to put pressure on Vietnam to attend the Geneva Conference
March 2: Zhou Enlai “Preliminary Document on the Estimation of & Preparation for Geneva Conference”
March 6: SU minister Molotov talks with Zhang Wentian about Geneva
March 11: Zhou Enlai sends telegram to Ho Chih minh on Geneva conference
Late March: Ho Chih minh and Pham Van Dong Zhou Enlai meet in Beijing
March 31: Politburo meeting on Zhou Enlai's report on preperation for the Geneva Conference
April 1: Zhou Enlai and Vietnamese delegation flies to Moscow
April 4: The Chinese delegation to the Geneva Conference makes a draft memorandum
April 6: Zhang Wentian asks Li Kenong to propaganda work at Geneva conference
April 17: Mao Zedong states the previous policy of expanding the war in Indochina should be suspended
April 20: Zhou Enlai instructs Geneva delegation
April 24: Chinese delegation headed by Zhou Enlai attends Geneva conference
April 26: Geneva Conference on Korea opens
April 27: 2nd plenary session on Korea
April 28: Zhou Enlai adresses the Geneva conference at 3rd plenary session on Korea
April 29: 4th plenary session on Korea
April 30: 5th plenary session on Korea
May 3 : Zhou Enlai adresses the Geneva conference at 6th plenary session on Korea
May 4 : 7th plenary session on Korea
May 7 : 8th plenary session on Korea
May 8 : 8th plenary session on Korea
May 10 : 2nd plenary session on Indochina
May 11 : 9th plenary session on Korea
May 12 : 3rd plenary session on Indochina Statements by Zhou Enlai
May 13 : 10th plenary session on Korea
May 14 : 4th plenary session on Indo-China Zhou Enlai talks with Eden
May 17 : 1st restricted session on Indochina
May 18 : 2nd restricted session Statement by Zhou Enlai
May 19 : 3rd restricted session on Indochina
May 21 : 4th restricted session on Indochina
May 22 : 11th plenary session on Korea. Statements by Zhou Enlai
May 25 : 6th restricted session on Indochina
May 27 : 7th restricted session Zhou Enlai presents his 6 pointproposal to end the war in Indo China
May 28 : 12th plenary session on Korea
May 29 : 8th restricted session on Indochina
May 31 : 9th restricted session on Indochina Statement by Zhou Enlai
June 1 : Zhou Enlai meets French minster of foreign affairs Georges Bidault
June 2 : 10th restricted session on Indochina Statement by Zhou Enlai
June 3 : 11th restricted session Statement by Zhou Enlai
June 4 : 12th resticted session on Indochina
June 5 : Zhou Enlai for first time meets with their US counterparts at the Geneva conference
13th plenary session on Korea Statement by Zhou Enlai
June 7 : Zhou Enlai meets Bidault
Zhou Enlai consults with SU and Vietnamese delegation
June 8 : 5th plenary session on Indo China
June 9 : 6th plenary session on Indo china Statement by Zhou Enlai
June 10 : 7th plenary session on Indo China
June 11 : 14th plenary session on Korea Statement by Zhou Enlai
June 14 : 13th restricted session on Indochina Statement by Zhou Enlai
June 15 : Geneva Conference on Korea ends. Statement by Zhou Enlai
June 16 : 14th restricted session on Indochina Statement by Zhou Enlai
June 17 : Zhou Enlai meets Bidault
June 18 : 15th resticted session on Indochina Statement by Zhou Enlai
Zhou Enlai meets Australian Minister for External Affairs, Richard Casey
June 19 : 16th restricted session on Indochina
June 20 : CC informs Vietnam on the decision of dividing Vietnam
June 21 : Final declaration of the Geneva Conference divides Vietnam at the 17th parallel
June 22 : 17th restricted session on Indochina
June 23 : Zhou Enlai meets french premier/minister of foreign affairs Mendes-France in Bern
June 25 : 18th restricted session on Indochina
June 29 : 19th restricted session on Indochina
July 2 : 20th restricted session on Indochina
July 6 : 21st restricted session on Indochina
July 7 : Enlarged Politburo meeting of CCP. Zhou Enlai reports
July 9 : 22nd restricted session on Indochina
July 12 : Zhou Enlai back in Geneva
July 13 : Zhou Enlai meets Eden , Mendes France and Chauvel
July 17 : Zhou Enlai meets Eden and Mendes France
July 18 : 23rd restricted session on Indochina
July 19 : Zhou Enlai meets Mendes-France and Eden
July 21 : 8th plenary session Geneva Conference final declaration Zhou Enlai holds speech
July 23 : End of Geneva Conference
July 27 : Mao Zedong sends Zhou Enlai telegram on Taiwan
July 29 : Zhou Enlai talks with Malenkov and Khrushchev

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