By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If Kuomintang Chairman Eric Liluan Chu were to
visit him for talks, those would have to take place in the open and not behind closed doors, People First Party Chairman James Soong said Friday.
Now that the KMT has decided to replace its presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu with Chu at a congress before the end of the month, it is highly likely to seek out Soong to discuss an alliance with him in order to take him out of the race for the July 16 election.
Soong said he was willing to discuss any topic with Chu, but he did not want to be accused of involvement in so-called backroom deals or negotiations behind closed doors. [FULL STORY]