China and Taiwan need to seek ways of rapprochement, stated the Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on October 26, TASS reports.
Ing-wen said that the 19th party congress ended, and Communist Party of China (CPC) enters a new historic period of administration, the time is ripe for fence-mending between Beijing and Taipei.
“Right now is a turning point for change. I once again call on leaders of both sides to…seek a breakthrough in cross-strait relations and to benefit the long-term welfare of people on both sides and to forever eliminate hostilities and conflict,” said Tsai Ing-wen.
In 1949, after the end of the Chinese Civil War, Beijing has lost control over the island of Taiwan. Two Chinas policy is sparking angry reaction of the official Beijing.* General Secretary of the CPC Central Committee Xi Jinping noted that Chinese administration will respond with resolve to separatist forces and any attempts of independence of Taiwan.
Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency
* The term Two Chinas refers to the current situation where two political entities each call themselves “China”