By: Ku Chuan and Evelyn Kao
Taipei, May 3 (CNA) A new proposal put forward by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) as a basis for cross-strait relations is consistent with the government’s longstanding policy of maintaining regional peace and stability, Presidential Office spokesman Sidney Lin (林鶴明) said on Wednesday.
In an interview with the local United Daily News published on Wednesday, Tsai put forward a new approach to promoting relations between Taiwan and China.
Tsai said the two sides should face the objective reality that cross-strait relations are in a new situation and so both Taiwan and China should work out a framework favorable for the development of peaceful and stable cross-strait relations, as well as regional stability and prosperity. [FULL STORY]