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Ma, Xi reach consensus on upholding '1992 consensus': official

2015/11/07 16:47:48

China's Taiwan Affairs Offcie Minister Zhang Zhijun.

Singapore, Nov. 7 (CNA) A consensus to uphold the "1992 consensus" as the political foundation for cross-strait interactions was reached in the meeting between President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平), a Chinese official said Saturday.

Zhang Zhijun (張志軍), the head of China's Taiwan Affairs Office, disclosed the consensus at a press conference after the historic meeting in Singapore that was mostly held behind closed doors.

(By Hsieh Chia-chen and Christie Chen; click here for the updated story.)
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Post-meeting press conferences:
Ma: Taiwan to solidify '1992 consensus' to pursue cross-strait peace
Xi agrees to Ma's proposal on cross-strait hotline
President Ma finds Xi 'pragmatic, flexible and frank'
Taiwanese concerned about China's military threat, Ma told Xi
President Ma mentions 'Republic of China' in meeting with Xi

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