Pledge made on stable ross-Straits ties
Updated: 2006-07-25 09:57 LOS ANGELES: The Chinese mainland is determined to
maintain the peaceful and stable development of the cross-Straits ties with
Taiwan, despite the complexity of the political situation in the island, which
is part of China, a Chinese official said here on Sunday.
Li Bingcai, executive deputy director of the Association for Relations Across
the Taiwan Straits (ARATS), told a gathering of overseas Chinese here that the
Chinese Government is always determined to promote economic exchanges and
co-operation across the Taiwan Straits and to seek common prosperity of the two
He said the mainland will never withdraw its efforts to work sincerely for
the benefits of compatriots in Taiwan.
The Chinese mainland has been consistently sticking to the one-China policy
and advocating an ultimate reunification with Taiwan through maintaining peace
and stability across the Taiwan Straits and facilitating a healthy development
of cross-Straits ties, Li said.
(China Daily 07/25/2006 page2)