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4th talks set for second half of 2009


Source: | 04-28-2009 09:03

Special Report:   3rd round of cross-strait talk

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The president of the mainland-based Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits, Chen Yunlin says the Chinese mainland is optimistic that an Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement with Taiwan will be signed soon.

The president of the mainland-based Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits, Chen Yunlin says the Chinese mainland is optimistic that an Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement with Taiwan will be signed soon.
The president of the mainland-based Association 
for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits, Chen 
Yunlin says the Chinese mainland is optimistic 
that an Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement 
with Taiwan will be signed soon.

Chen says topics related to the agreement will be on the agenda for the next round of talks between the two sides. The fourth round of talks between Chen and Chiang Pin-kung, chairman of the Taiwan-based Straits Exchange Foundation, is expected to be held in the second half of this year. The talks will cover fisheries cooperation, standards for inspection and quarantine of agricultural products and how to avoid double taxation.


Editor:Liu Anqi