Trump-Kim Summit’s impact on cross-straits ties uncertain

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 2018-06-11

Taiwanese lawmakers have differing views on how the upcoming summit between US

Singapore has beefed up security around the hotel where North Korean leader Kim Jung-un is staying ahead of his planned meeting with US President Donald Trump on Tuesday. (CNA photo)

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will impact cross-strait ties.

The two leaders are set to meet in Singapore on Tuesday.

Speaking at the legislature on Monday, opposition Kuomintang (KMT) lawmaker Chiang Chi-chen said Taiwan will face even more severe challenges. He called on Taiwan’s national security officials to come up with a contingency plan to deal with uncertainties.

“The results of the summit will definitely affect cross-strait relations in the future because of the wrangling between Beijing and Washington. Even if there is reconciliation during the talks, I believe that they are thinking about their own national interests and future roles.    [FULL  STORY]

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