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China's top official to Straits Forum absent for first time

09/20/2020 12:10 PM
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The head of China's political advisory body did not show up to receive a group of Taiwanese representatives attending an annual cross-strait forum on Sunday after Taiwan's main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) withdrew from its planned participation in the event because of what it saw as a demeaning remark by a Chinese TV presenter.

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