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Mainland, Taiwan enchance ties


Source: | 04-27-2009 13:29

Special Report:   3rd round of cross-strait talk

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The Chinese mainland and Taiwan have signed three new agreements ranging from more direct flights to boosting financial cooperation. The signing ceremony was held on Sunday afternoon in Nanjing. Both sides inked the deals after talks between the two authorized non-governmental organizations on cross-strait ties --ARATS and SEF.

The mainland-based Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS) President Chen Yunlin (R, Front) and the Taiwan-based Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) Chairman Chiang Pin-kung (L, Front) sign agreements at a signing ceremony in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, on April 26, 2009. The Chinese mainland and Taiwan signed here on Sunday afternoon agreements on launching regular flights across the Taiwan Straits, enhancing financial cooperation, and jointly cracking down on crimes and offering mutual judicial assistance.(Xinhua/Sun Can)
The mainland-based Association for Relations Across the 
Taiwan Straits (ARATS) President Chen Yunlin (R, Front) 
and the Taiwan-based Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) 
Chairman Chiang Pin-kung (L, Front) sign agreements at a 
signing ceremony in Nanjing, east China's Jiangsu Province, 
on April 26, 2009. The Chinese mainland and Taiwan signed 
here on Sunday afternoon agreements on launching regular 
flights across the Taiwan Straits, enhancing financial 
cooperation, and jointly cracking down on crimes and 
offering mutual judicial assistance.(Xinhua/Sun Can)

Another milestone in relations across the Taiwan Straits.

Whenever Chen Yunlin meets Chiang Pin-kung, people on the mainland and Taiwan expect new impetus for economic development and also for their personal benefit.