19 May 2019

ARATS hopes cross-strait talks can take place soon, CNA says

Chen Deming, head of the mainland’s Association for Relations across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS), hopes the tenth round of talks between ARATS and its Taiwan counterpart, the Straits Exchange Foundation, can take place before the Lunar New Year in January, Taiwan’s Central News Agency reported. During a visit to Bank of China Ltd.’s (3988.HK, 601988.CN) Taipei branch on Sunday, Chen said he hopes to meet during the next round of cross-strait talks the prefecture and municipal governors from Taiwan who Chen was not able to meet during his current trip to Taiwan, the report said. Chen will conclude an eight-day trip to Taiwan on Tuesday.

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