Lien Chan leaves for Beijing to attend cross-Straits forum – Xinhua
From Xinhua News Agency (link):
According to the local media in Taiwan, Lien delivered a short speech at the airport before departure. He said that in addition to attending the forum, he would go to Zhangzhou, his hometown in south China’s Fujian Province, to hold a memorial ceremony for the ancestors.
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