On October 20, 1945, Mao Zedong and the new American Ambassador to China Patrick J. Hurley reached five agreements:
1. The Chinese government, Kuomintang and the Communist Party should cooperate with each other and unite all their domestic military resources to defeat Japan.
2. The parties agree to transform the Kuomintang government into a coalition government and announce the new Three Principles of the People.
3. The coalition government should support Sun Yat-sen's theory and build up a government of the people, by the people and for the people.
4. The coalition government should recognize all military who are against the Japanese army.
5. The legal status of all the parties should be recognized.
(China.org.cn, 17thcongress.org.cn, October 20, 2007)