China takes it Taiwan step at a time over diplomatic talks: The 5 Minute Debrief

1. China and Taiwan break vow of silence The first official diplomatic talks between China and Taiwan to occur since 1949 have been taking place this week, suggesting at least a symbolic – if mild – thaw in the long-running stand-off between the two nations. Zhang Zhijun, head of China’s Taiwan Affairs Office, said the development was "hard-earned through efforts of generations. We should cherish it and work together to maintain this favorable momentum." Taiwanese Presid...
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