‘Too early’ to back a candidate: Ex-Pres. Ma

The China Post
Date: February 3, 2017
By: James Lo

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Former President Ma Ying-jeou stayed tight-lipped Thursday on who

Kuomintang members attend a Lunar New Year event in Taipei on Thursday, Feb. 2. (CNA)

he was backing for the Kuomintang (KMT) chairmanship — but stressed that acceptance of so-called “1992 Consensus” was crucial.

During Spring Festival activities at the KMT’s headquarters, Ma was asked if he favored any particular candidate in the party’s upcoming leadership election, with the former president replying that it was “too early to say.”

Thursday’s event in Taipei was attended by all KMT chairmanship candidates except for Han Kuo-yu, and all eyes were on glued on the interactions between Ma and the contenders.    [FULL  STORY]

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