Tsai shows flexibility, good will on cross-strait ties: MAC

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/05/20
By: C.L Chen and Flor Wang

Taipei, May 20 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) showed maximum flexibility and good will on 63666797cross-Taiwan Strait ties based on the existing reality in her inaugural address, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) said Friday.

To demonstrate her determination to deal with cross-strait affairs pragmatically, the president said she wanted to develop consistent, predictable and sustainable relations between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait, the MAC said in a statement issued in response to comments by China’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) earlier Friday.

Although Tsai pledged in the speech that she will continue to promote stable and peaceful ties with China, the TAO expressed dissatisfaction with her comments.

While noting that Tsai said the two sides “arrived at various joint acknowledgments and understandings” in 1992, the TAO said she did not clearly recognize the “1992 consensus” or agree to its core meaning.     [FULL  STORY]

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