President hopes cross-strait leaders’ meeting will become regular

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/11/05
By Jay Chen

Taipei, Nov. 5 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) said Thursday that his upcoming

CNA file photo

CNA file photo

“historic landmark” talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) will mark the first step toward making such meetings a regular occurrence between the leaders of the two sides and will help further improve cross-Taiwan Strait relations.

The fact that the two leaders will address each other as “Mister” rather than by their official titles indicates “equality and dignity,” Ma told a press conference, adding that it reflects “flexibility and pragmatism” in the conduct of bilateral ties.     [FULL  STORY]

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