AP: Taiwan opposition leader, China’s Hu meet

050429 Taiwan Hmed 3A.Hmedium From AP, viaMSNBC.com:

Taiwan’s opposition leader met with Chinese President Hu Jintao on Friday, capping a historic reconciliation between his party and mainland communists whose civil war split China in 1949.

In a ceremony televised live in both China and Taiwan, the two men shook hands in the Great Hall of the People, the seat of China’s legislature in central Beijing, and expressed hopes of ending decades of hostility.

See also:

Old China foes make peace” on The International Herald Tribune.

Taiwan: Historic China Meeting Won’t Help” on The Guardian.

April 29, 2005 8:27 AM
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