Timeline of diplomatic relations of the Republic of China

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Several States have ceased their diplomatic recognition of the Republic of China during the last 60 years - since the founding of the People's Republic of China.

Timeline[edit]

Former French Embassy to the Republic of China in Nanjing.

Timeline of diplomatic relations of the Republic of China begins from 1949 (the end of the Chinese Civil War).

Year Country Events
1949  South Korea Diplomatic relation established
1949  Soviet Union Diplomatic relation ceased[1]
1949  Czechoslovakia Diplomatic relation ceased
1949  Poland Diplomatic relation ceased
1949  Hungary Diplomatic relation ceased
1949  Romania Diplomatic relation ceased
1949  Albania Diplomatic relation ceased
1949  Bulgaria Diplomatic relation ceased
1950  United Kingdom Diplomatic relation ceased
1950  Norway Diplomatic relation ceased
1950  Israel Diplomatic relation ceased
1950   Switzerland Diplomatic relation ceased
1950  Finland Diplomatic relation ceased
1950  Sweden Diplomatic relation ceased
1950  Denmark Diplomatic relation ceased
1950  India Diplomatic relation ceased
1950  Ceylon Diplomatic relation ceased
1950  Burma Diplomatic relation ceased
1950  Indonesia Diplomatic relation ceased
1951  Pakistan Diplomatic relation ceased
1952  Japan Diplomatic relation established
1954  Panama Diplomatic relation established
1955    Nepal Diplomatic relation ceased
1955  Afghanistan Diplomatic relation ceased
1956  Egypt Diplomatic relation ceased
1956  Syria Diplomatic relation ceased
1956  Haiti Diplomatic relation established
1957  Dominican Republic Diplomatic relation established
1957  Paraguay Diplomatic relation established
1958  Iraq Diplomatic relation ceased
1958  Morocco Diplomatic relation ceased
1959  Sudan Diplomatic relation ceased
1960  Cuba Diplomatic relation ceased
1960  Nigeria Diplomatic relation established
1960  Guatemala Diplomatic relation established
1961  Congo-Léopoldville Diplomatic relation ceased
1961  El Salvador Diplomatic relation established
1962  Uganda Diplomatic relation ceased
1964  France Diplomatic relation ceased
1964  Central African Republic Diplomatic relation ceased (First)
1965  Honduras Diplomatic relation established
1966  Malawi Diplomatic relation established
1966  Lesotho Diplomatic relation established (First)
1968  Gambia Diplomatic relation established (First)
1968  Central African Republic Diplomatic relation resumed (Second)
1968  Swaziland Diplomatic relation established
1969  Senegal Diplomatic relation established (First)
1970  Italy Diplomatic relation ceased
1970  Canada Diplomatic relation ceased
1970  Chile Diplomatic relation ceased
1971  Belgium Diplomatic relation ceased
1971  Austria Diplomatic relation ceased
1971  Iceland Diplomatic relation ceased
1971  Turkey Diplomatic relation ceased
1971  Iran Diplomatic relation ceased
1971  Kuwait Diplomatic relation ceased
1971  Lebanon Diplomatic relation ceased
1971  Peru Diplomatic relation ceased
1971  Nigeria Diplomatic relation ceased
1972  Japan Diplomatic relation ceased
1972  Netherlands Diplomatic relation ceased
1972  West Germany Diplomatic relation ceased
1972  Greece Diplomatic relation ceased
1972  Australia Diplomatic relation ceased
1972  New Zealand Diplomatic relation ceased
1972  Luxembourg Diplomatic relation ceased
1972  Mexico Diplomatic relation ceased
1972  Argentina Diplomatic relation ceased
1972  Jamaica Diplomatic relation ceased
1972  Chad Diplomatic relation ceased (First)
1972  Zaire Diplomatic relation ceased
1972  Senegal Diplomatic relation ceased (First)
1973  Spain Diplomatic relation ceased
1973  Upper Volta Diplomatic relation ceased
1974  Malaysia Diplomatic relation ceased
1974  Brazil Diplomatic relation ceased
1974  Venezuela Diplomatic relation ceased
1974  Niger Diplomatic relation ceased (First)
1974  Gabon Diplomatic relation ceased
1974  Gambia Diplomatic relation ceased (First)
1975  Thailand Diplomatic relation ceased
1975  Philippines Diplomatic relation ceased
1976  Central African Republic Diplomatic relation ceased (Second)
1976  South Africa Diplomatic relation established
1977  Jordan Diplomatic relation ceased
1977  Liberia Diplomatic relation ceased (First)
1978  Libya Diplomatic relation ceased
1979  United States Diplomatic relation ceased
1979  Portugal Diplomatic relation ceased
1979  Colombia Diplomatic relation ceased
1979  Tuvalu Diplomatic relation established
1980  Nauru Diplomatic relation established (First)
1980  Ecuador Diplomatic relation ceased
1981  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Diplomatic relation established
1983  Dominica Diplomatic relation established
1983  Lesotho Diplomatic relation ceased (First)
1983  Solomon Islands Diplomatic relation established
1983  Saint Kitts and Nevis Diplomatic relation established
1984  United Arab Emirates Diplomatic relation ceased
1985  Bolivia Diplomatic relation ceased
1988  Uruguay Diplomatic relation ceased
1989  Grenada Diplomatic relation established
1989  Liberia Diplomatic relation resumed (Second)
1989  Bahamas Diplomatic relation established
1989  Belize Diplomatic relation established
1990  Saudi Arabia Diplomatic relation ceased
1990  Guinea-Bissau Diplomatic relation established
1990  Lesotho Diplomatic relation established (Second)
1990  Nicaragua Diplomatic relation established
1991  Central African Republic Diplomatic relation resumed (Third)
1992  South Korea Diplomatic relation ceased
1992  Niger Diplomatic relation resumed (Second)
1993  Liberia Diplomatic relation ceased (Second)
1994  Lesotho Diplomatic relation ceased (Second)
1994  Burkina Faso Diplomatic relation established
1995  Monaco Diplomatic relation ceased
1995  Gambia Diplomatic relation resumed
1996  Niger Diplomatic relation ceased (Second)
1996  Senegal Diplomatic relation resumed (Second)
1997  Saint Lucia Diplomatic relation ceased (First)
1997  Bahamas Diplomatic relation ceased
1997  Chad Diplomatic relation resumed (Second)
1997  Liberia Diplomatic relation resumed (Third)
1997  São Tomé and Príncipe Diplomatic relation established
1998  South Africa Diplomatic relation ceased
1998  Central African Republic Diplomatic relation ceased (Third)
1998  Guinea-Bissau Diplomatic relation ceased
1998  Tonga Diplomatic relation ceased
1998  Marshall Islands Diplomatic relation established
1999  Macedonia Diplomatic relation established
1999  Palau Diplomatic relation established
2001  Macedonia Diplomatic relation ceased
2002  Nauru Diplomatic relation ceased (First)
2003  Liberia Diplomatic relation ceased (Third)
2003  Kiribati Diplomatic relation established
2004  Dominica Diplomatic relation ceased
2004  Vanuatu Diplomatic relation maintained for 7 days[2]
2005  Grenada Diplomatic relation ceased
2005  Nauru Diplomatic relation resumed (Second)
2005  Senegal Diplomatic relation ceased (Second)
2006  Chad Diplomatic relation ceased (Second)
2007  Saint Lucia Diplomatic relation resumed (Second)
2007  Costa Rica Diplomatic relation ceased
2008  Malawi Diplomatic relation ceased
2013  Gambia Diplomatic relation ceased (Second)

See also[edit]

ROC
PRC

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ In April 1949, when Chiang Kai-Shek abandoned his capital in Nanking, the Soviet ambassador - alone among the diplomatic corps - joined Kai-Shek in his retreat to Canton (Guangzhou). Source: Eric Hobsbawm: The Age of Extremes: The Short Twentieth Century, 1914–1991, London 1994, p. 227.
  2. ^ On November 3, 2004, Republic of China and Vanuatu had agreed to establish diplomatic relation, but the new government of Vanuatu withdrew the agreement with the ROC on November 10, 2004.

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