By: Claudia Liu and Evelyn Kao
Taipei, Nov. 8 (CNA) A presidential spokesman on Sunday rejected opposition leader and
presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文)’s allegations that the Republic of China (ROC) was absent throughout a historic meeting between President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping (習近平) in Singapore Saturday.
After delivering his opening remarks, Ma referred to the ROC in the context of the ROC Constitution and the Additional Articles to the ROC Constitution and talked of “one China, respective interpretations,” in front of Xi, Presidential Office spokesman Chen Yi-hsin (陳以信) said, asking Tsai when and where were these phrases missing during the Ma-Xi meeting?
Chen also asked Tsai to refer to page S3 of the Apple Daily, the front page of the Liberty Times, the front page of the United Daily News, and page A3 of the China Times on their Sunday editions, which he said had thorough and comprehensive coverage of the meeting. [FULL STORY]