Ma, Xi reach consensus on upholding '1992 consensus': official - Focus Taiwan

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

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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.

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