KMT vows to keep working to stabilize cross-strait ties

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/11/03
By: Chiu Chun-chin, Wang Hung-kuo, Chen Chia-lun and S.C. Chang

Taipei, Nov. 3 (CNA) Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱), chairwoman of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT), said 201611030024t0001Thursday her party will continue its efforts to help stabilize relations with China.

The KMT leader made the remark upon her return to Taiwan from a five-day visit to China, during which she paid tribute to the late Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the founding father of the KMT and the Republic of China, in Nanjing and met with Communist Party of China chief Xi Jingping (習近平)in Beijing.

“During our stay there, we experienced the warmth of our hosts and the goodwill and sincerity of their leader (Xi),” Hung said.

She said China will soon reach out to her party by hosting agricultural and tourism fairs staged by eight Taiwan cities or counties that are led KMT members.

The eight pan-blue local government heads visited China in September amid criticism from the pan-green camp, including the ruling Democratic Progressive Party, of kowtowing to the communists.    [FULL  STORY]

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