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(22–26 November 1943)

A World War II meeting, attended by Roosevelt, Churchill, and Chiang Kai-shek, to decide on post-war policy for the Far East. Unconditional surrender by Japan was its prerequisite; Manchuria was to be returned to China and Korea to its own people. At a second conference Roosevelt and Churchill met President Inönü of Turkey and confirmed that country's independence. The Teheran Conference was held immediately afterwards.

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