The Cairo Conference
of November 22
, held in Cairo, Egypt
, addressed the allied
position against Japan
during World War II
and made decisions about postwar Asia
. The meeting was attended by President Franklin Roosevelt
of the United States
, Prime Minister Winston Churchill
of the United Kingdom
, and Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek
of the Republic of China
The results were published as the Cairo Declaration, an unsigned press release discussing the Allies' intentions to divide up the Japanese Empire following Japan's surrender. The document vowed to return all territory seized by Japan since World War I and included Taiwan and the Okinawa, as well as Japanese posessions to be returned to China. It also called for Korea to become an independent state.
Roosevelt and Churchill proceeded immediately to the Tehran Conference with Josef Stalin.