(BLANK) MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIS DIRECTIVE CITING MISTAKES COMMITTED BY EMBAS

Created: 9/19/1968

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DEDICATING PROJECTS OR LAYING CORNER STONES. WmWmWM SUCH PROPAGANDA WOULD ONLY CREATE ILL PEELINGS AMONG FOREIGN AUDIENCES AND PROPAGANDA SHOULD BE LIMITED TO PERSONAL CONVERSATIONS BETWEEN CHINESE AND FOREIGN OFFICIALS ABROAD.

2. ACCORDING TO THE DIRECTIV ABROAD, UNFORTUNATELY, COMMITTED THE MISTAKE OFOCIAL JUSTICE MOVEMENT IN SOME ASIAN AND AFRICAN COUNTRIES WHEN THOSE COUNTRIES WERE NOT YET READY FOR AN ARMED STRUGGLE OR REVOLUTION. I

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ONE EMBASSY PRINTED THE PROPAGANDA SLOGAN,"ALL REACTIONARIES ARE DOOMED TO BE ELIMINATED," IN ITS OFFICIAL INVITATION CARD. THIS WAS SENT TO WESTERN EMBASSIESECEPTION. THAT WAS AN UNFORGIVABLE KI STAKE. IN ANOTHER CASE, hmhhh HINESE DIPLOMAT CRITICIZED BOTH THE CAPITALIST AND CONTROLLING CLASS ANDASS REVOLUTION DURING CONVERSATIONS WITH PRESIDENT AYUB KHAN'S SON. IN DOING, THAT, THIS CHINESE DIPLOMAT COMPLETELY FORGOT THE BASIC RULE OF PROPAGANDA, THAT IS, TO KNOW YOUR TARGET FIRST. WITHOUT KNOWING THE TRUE PICTURE OF THE TARGET YOULIND MISSION AND RUN THE RISK OFROPAGANDA MISSION WITHOUT REGARD TO CLASS STRUGGLE. WHOM DID HE THINK HE WAS TALKING TO ANYWAY,

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2 HE THINK AYUB KHAN'S SON WAS AND TO WHAT CLASS DOES AYUB KHAN'S SON

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IN ANOTHER CASE,

A CHINESE DIPLOMAT GAVE

COPY OF MAO'S WRITINGSESTERN DIPLOMAT AND CHALLENGED TEEJOIN HIM IN STUDYING THIS BOOK; HE THEN WANTED TO SEE WHO WOULD BEONE TO COMPREHEND MAO'S TEACHINGS. OTHER CHINESE OFFICIALSCONVERSATIONS WITH FOREIGN DIPLOMATS ONLY IN ONE SUBJECT OF ONE OF THE CHINESE COMMERCIAL DELEGATIONS IN WESTERNAGO, CRITICIZED THE CAPITALIST CLASS AND THE EXPLOITINGA RECEPTION SPONSORED BY THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF THE DIDN'T THEY KNOW TEAT THEY WERE DEALING WITH SO-CALLEDEXPLOITING CLASSES,THAT, THEY CAN ONLY

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PERSONNEL INVOLVED WITH PROPAGANDA

MISSIONS ABROAD SHOULD EE BUMBLE AND AMICABLE IN CARRYING OUT THEIR FUNCTIONS IN ORDER TO SHOW THEIR GRACEFUL MANNER AS REPRESENTATIVESIG COUNTRY. OFFICIALS SHOULD NOTUPERIORITY COMPLEX OVER. THE

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SHOULD AVOID GIVING PEOPLE THE

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EMAND WAS TURNED DOWN WITHOUT ANY QUESTION BY THE HOST COUNTRY,

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|IMHHHIi>llMHilH SEVERAL EMBASSIES ABROAD PLAYED

SOUND TRACKS DURING RECEPTIONS AND OFFICIAL FUNCTIONS, SAYING, TODAY'S

WORLD SHOULD BE TAUGHT WITH CHAIRMAN MAO'S SAYING AND TOMORROW'S WORLD

WILL BE RULED BY MAO'S TEACHING. SUCH OBNOXIOUS-PROPAGANDA NOT ONLY

IRRITATED THE LISTENER BUT ALSO SERIOUSLY VIOLATED CHAIRMAN'MAO'S TEACHING

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ON OTHER OCCASIONS, THE PROPAGANDA WARFARE EA5 SEEN CONDUCTED TO AN EXTREME WITHOUT REGARD TO THE RESULTS; LE, IN ONE EMBASSY ALL CHINESE DIPLOMATS WERE LINED UPECEPTION TC GIVE OUT MAO BUTTONS. HINESE EXHIBITIONMALL AFRICAN -OUXVXY, CHINESE PERSONNEL GAVE OUT00 MAO BUTTONSHORT PERIOD. THIS AROUSED THE ALARM OF THE HOST COUNTRY WHICH 3ZCREED SHORTLY THEREAFTER THAT NO STUDENTS OR CITIZENS OF THAT COUNTRY EEaE ALLOWED TO WEAR BUTTONS BEARING THE PORTRAIT OF FOREIGN DIGNITARIES. PRESENT,HHIHi THIS BAN HAS SPREAD TO COUNTRIES SUCH

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AS NEPAL AND PAKISTAN WHERE CITIZENS ARE FORBIDDEN TO WEAR MAO BUTTONS. 1

L3ASSIES ALSO PAINTED PROPAGANDA POSTERSANS ON TEE WALL 0?

ASSY COMPOUND OR BUILDING. OTHER EMBASSIES CONDUCTED

DIPLOMATIC RECEPTIONS IN THE MANNEROLITICAL INDOCTRINATION CLASS. ALL THESE PRACTICES ARE DEAD WRONG AS FAR AS THE PROPAGANDA MISSION IS CONCERNED.

SOME EMS AIiIESPJPJHHHHHB-H ONLY INVITED LEFTISTS RECEPTIONS AND FUNCTIONS AND SNUBBED GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS WHILE SHOWING )

GREAT WARMNESS TOWARD CIVILIAN PARTICIPANTS. SOME CHINESE DIPLOMATS PURPOSELY IGNORED THE RANKING OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVES AT RECEPTIONS. IN ANOTHERED ARMY DAY CELEBRATION. HELDMALL AFRICAN COUNTRY, THE CHINESE EMBASSY PERSONNEL INVITED THE LOCAL MILITIA TO THE PARTY BY THE TRUCK LOAD AND THEY SKATED THE MILITIA MEMBERS NEXT TO THE LOCAL LEADERS. IT WAS AN INSULT OF HUMILIATIONLASS CONSCIOUS PEOPLE AND WHEN THE ARMY CHIEF OF STAFF ARRIVED HE LEFT THE RECEPTION IMMEDIATELYWIFT GLANCE AT THE SCENE. SOME OFFICIALS INVITED LOCAL LEFTISTS TO THE EMBASSIES IN THE EVENINGS FOR MEETINGS AND CONTACTS, AND THIS PRACTICE SHOCKED THE SECRET SERVICE OF THE HOST COUNTRY. THIS CREATED MORE HARM THAN BENEFIT AND IT GREATLY HINDERED THE NORMAL FUNCTION OF THE EMBASSY. SOME EMBASSIES PAID NO ATTENTION TO LOCAL ENVIRONMENT AND LOCAL SECURITY MEASURES IH CARRYING OUT THEIR FUNCTIONS AND CONTACTS WITH THE INTERESTED PARTY. THIS CAUSED SERIOUS

SECURITY PROBLEMS FOR THE CHINESE. THERE IS NO EXCUSE FOR SUCH

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FAILURE AND AWKWARD BEHAVIOR.

PRESENT, vbmhhhhhiimhi THERE WERE RIGHTISTS IN WHO DISGUISED THEMSELVES AS LEFTISTS AND SHREWDLY WROTEUNDER THE NAME OF MAOISM IN THE NEWS MEDIA. THEYAND DISTORTED THE TRUTH SO IT WOULD RESULT IN BADMAO'S TEACHING AMONG THE MASSES. SOME EMBASSIES WERE DOINGPROPAGANDA WORK SINCE THE REDUCTION IN FORCE OF THE CHINESEWHICH WENT INTO EFFECT SHORTLY AFTER THE CULTURAL REVOLUTION.

SOME EMBASSIES WERE AFRAID TO TAKE ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR PROPAGANDA

BECAUSE OF POSSIBLE DETERIORATION OF RELATIONS WITH THE HOST COUNTRY.

THEY ADOPTED AN EXTREMELY CAUTIOUS POLICY; THEY ISSUED NO STATEMENTS,

DISTRIBUTED NO PROPAGANDA MATERIAL, AND HANDLED NO MAO BOOKS, SAYINGS AND

BUTTONS. IN FOLLOWING THIS THEY CUT

OFF THE VERY NECESSARY LIAISON WITH COMRADES. FOLLOWERS AND SYMPATHIZERS.

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THE AFOREMENTIONED CASEShh^hbh WEREEW OBVIOUS ONES WHICH ESERVE THE ATTENTION OF CHINESE EMBASSIES ABROAD IN ORDER NOT TO COMMIT THE SAME MISTAKES IN THE FUTURE. AT THE END OF THE DIRECTjh| IT DESIGNATED PARTY COMMISSARS AT EACH EMBASSY TO BE THE PERSON RESPONSIBLE FOR FUTURE PROPAGANDA MISSIONS.

DISSEM: CNCPAC, PAC7LT, PACAF, ARPAC

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