Chinese President Xi meets Taiwan opposition leader; reaffirms ’92 Consensus’

The leaders of China’s Communist Party and Taiwan’s opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party met in Beijing on Tuesday, amid cooling cross-Strait relations after the KMT’s electoral defeat in January. Chinese President Xi Jinping and KMT Chairperson Hung Hsiu-chu both reaffirmed their support for the “1992 Consensus,” a controversial doctrine stating that both sides of the Taiwan Strait belong […]