• Otto欧图亮相2021亿邦跨境电商大会,共讨跨境电商新风口 2021-10-18
  • Oriental capital of museums Luoyang the magnificent 2021-10-18
  • 5686亩土地上新!成都第二批“双集中”供应地块将于9月15日开拍 2021-10-17
  • 56.8%受访青少年想投身航天事业 47.2%受访青少年长大想当航天员 2021-10-17
  • 2022国考今起报名 近七成招录计划专招应届生 2021-10-17
  • 2020年深圳“年度教师”揭晓 2021-10-16
  •  “特色小镇”:回归理性发展 2021-10-16
  • World Insights U.S. 20th 911 commemoration highlights need to reflect on war on terror 2021-09-23
  • World Insights Experts say Iran 2021-09-23
  • T3候机楼边,发现家性价比不错的自助餐厅 2021-09-23
  • SYPWAI对2021年人工智能步伐的影响 2021-09-23
  • Jefe de OMS Cumbre China 2021-09-22
  • Funcionários do governo e especialistas pedem maior cooperao para reviver turismo global 2021-09-22
  • Funcionario del PRD panameo destaca rol del PCCh Spanish.xinhuanet.com 2021-09-22
  • CBA股东大会 提交两套方案 2021-09-21
  • Global EditionASIA 中文双语Fran?ais
    China
    Home / China / Top News

    Xi greets new chief of KMT on his election

    By ZHANG YANGFEI | China Daily | Updated: 2021-09-27 06:30
    Share
    Share - WeChat
    File photo of Eric Chu.

    大发快3-首页 www.gospeljazzbyhlsteins.com General secretary urges parties to jointly work for reunification in letter to Eric Chu

    Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, sent a congratulatory letter on Sunday to the newly elected chairman of the Chinese Kuomintang, expressing hopes that the two parties will work together to maintain peace across the Taiwan Straits and strive for national reunification.

    On Saturday, the Kuomintang, the main opposition party to the Democratic Progressive Party, elected former chairman Eric Chu as its leader, and Chu pledged to rebuild an exchange platform across the Straits.

    Xi noted that the CPC and the KMT have interacted positively in the past based on the 1992 Consensus, which endorses the "one-China principle" and opposes "Taiwan independence", promoting the peaceful development of cross-Straits relations and benefiting people on both sides of the Straits.

    It is expected that the two parties will adhere to their common political basis, uphold national interests and work together for the well-being of compatriots on both sides, for peace across the Straits and for national reunification and rejuvenation, Xi wrote in the letter.

    Chu replied on Sunday that people on both sides of the Straits are descendants of a common ancestry. He hoped the parties will enhance mutual trust, integration and exchanges based on the 1992 Consensus and on opposition to "Taiwan independence", and move forward the peaceful development of relations for the benefit of the people as well as the peace and stability across the Straits.

    Chu, 60, a former mayor of New Taipei City, beat his rivals including KMT incumbent Johnny Chiang and two other contenders with 85,164 votes, or 46 percent of the ballots.

    Chu told the media after winning the election that the Kuomintang will never become a "little" version of the DPP authorities when it comes to cross-Straits relations. The KMT will restore communication channels with the Chinese mainland starting with social exchanges and carry out dialogue under party regulations.

    He also said that "doing is better than saying", adding that people can wait and see.

    In an interview with media on the island earlier this month, Chu said the KMT should play the role of "peace promoter" and facilitate cross-Straits interactions based on the "common vision for peaceful development across the Taiwan Straits" that is listed in the party platform.

    He said the KMT is "most capable" of maintaining cross-Straits peace and will strengthen social exchanges in culture, cities, academia, business, religion and sports.

    Top
    BACK TO THE TOP
    English
    Copyright 1995 - . All rights reserved. The content (including but not limited to text, photo, multimedia information, etc) published in this site belongs to China Daily Information Co (CDIC). Without written authorization from CDIC, such content shall not be republished or used in any form. Note: Browsers with 1024*768 or higher resolution are suggested for this site.
    License for publishing multimedia online 0108263

    Registration Number: 130349
    FOLLOW US