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Mainland, Taiwan top negotiators hold talks in Nanjing

2009-04-26 01:10:49 GMT2009-04-26 09:10:49 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Chen Yunlin (R), president of the mainland's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS), shakes hands with Chiang Pin-kung, chairman of the Taiwan-based Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), before their talks in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, on April 26, 2009. This was the third round of talks between them in less than a year.(Xinhua/Han Yuqing)

Chen Yunlin (2nd R), president of the mainland's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS), speaks during talks with Chiang Pin-kung, chairman of the Taiwan-based Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, on April 26, 2009. This was the third round of talks between them in less than a year.

NANJING, April 26 (Xinhua) -- Chinese mainland's top negotiator on cross-straits relations Chen Yunlin held talks here with his Taiwan counterpart Chiang Pin-kung on Sunday morning.

Chen, president of the mainland-based Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS), and Chiang, chairman of the Taiwan-based Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), started their talks at around 9 a.m. in Nanjing, capital of east China's Jiangsu Province.

This was the third round of talks between them in less than a year.

NANJING, April 25 (Xinhua) -- Negotiators from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan on Saturday stressed the significance of enhanced cross-Straits economic exchanges and cooperation amid the international financial turmoil.

Zheng Lizhong, deputy chief of the mainland-based Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS), said the international financial turmoil has brought new challenges to economic development across the Taiwan Straits. Full story

NANJING, April 25 (Xinhua) -- Taiwan's Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) Vice Chairman and Secretary-General Kao Koong-lian on Saturday expressed his condolences to the two tourists from the Chinese mainland who were killed in a crane crash accident in Taipei.

He said he was sorry that the accident in Taipei led to casualties of mainland tourists. Full story

NANJING, April 25 (Xinhua) -- Taiwan's chief negotiator on cross-straits relations Chiang Pin-kung arrived here Saturday morning for a new round of talks.

Chiang, chairman of the island's Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), is scheduled to hold talks with the mainland's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS) President Chen Yunlin on Sunday.

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