10th Cross-Strait Forum begins in Shanghai

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The 10th Cross-Strait Economic, Trade and Culture Forum has begun in Shanghai, focusing on small and medium-sized companies, youth and ordinary people, as well as building a consensus to promote the peaceful development of relations between the Chinese Mainland and Taiwan. CCTV’s Lin Nan filed this report.

10th Cross-Strait Forum begins in Shanghai

10th Cross-Strait Forum begins in Shanghai

The 10th Cross-Strait Economic, Trade and Culture Forum has begun in Shanghai, focusing on small and medium-sized companies, youth and ordinary people, as well as building a consensus to promote the peaceful development of relations between the Chinese Mainland and Taiwan. CCTV's Lin Nan filed this report.

Highlights:

  • Senior officials from the Chinese Mainland and Taiwan attended the opening ceremony.
  • Eric Chu’s visit is the first by a leader of the Kuomintang to the Chinese Mainland since 2009. He said that it’s important for Taiwan’s ruling party to maintain a good relationship with the Communist Party of China, and the key to advancing cross-strait ties lies in cooperation and peace, not confrontation.