Mainland to continue Taiwan policies for peaceful ties: top official
Updated: 2013-06-16 12:31
Yu, chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), made the remarks in a keynote speech at the fifth Straits Forum, which opens in the coastal city of Xiamen in southeast China's Fujian province on Sunday.
Yu said the cross-Strait relations have improved significantly over the past five years, and the fruitful exchanges and cooperations have opened a new era of peaceful development, bringing substantial benefits to the people on both sides.
A group of new policies were announced at the forum with aims to facilitate further exchanges between the mainland and Taiwan.