Tsai’s China policy to rely on public consensus, democratic ideals

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/12/26
By: Lilian Wu

Taipei, Dec. 25 (CNA) Democratic Progressive Party presidential candidate 46948400Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Friday that she will abide by the Republic of China constitutional system and rely on democratic principles and the greatest possible public consensus to promote her China policy.

Tsai, considered a virtual shoo-in to win the Jan. 16 presidential election, also said that she was willing to discuss different options and do her best to “seek methods of exchanges acceptable to both sides of the Taiwan Strait.”

She was speaking in the first televised forum for presidential candidates to present their political positions held Friday night.

Elaborating on the DPP’s advocacy of “maintaining the status quo” in relations with China, she said the DPP’s version was different from that of President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九).     [FULL  STORY]

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