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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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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

Ma puts forth five-point proposal in meeting with Xi
Xi calls for upholding '1992 consensus' in meeting with Taiwan's Ma
Historic handshake of cross-strait leaders