China's Xi Congratulates Taiwan Opposition's Newly Elected Leader

China's Xi Congratulates Taiwan Opposition's Newly Elected Leader

Andrew H. Sweet

The Kuomintang (KMT) has placed at the foundation of Taiwan-China ties the so-called 1992 Consensus, an unwritten agreement purportedly reached in 1992 between the KMT government and Beijing that there is only one China that each side can interpret that in their way.

According to Xinhua, in his reply to Xi, Chu called for enhanced exchanges across the strait, noting that the people on both sides are all Chinese.

In 2015, as chairman of the then ruling Nationalist Party, Chu held talks with Xi in Beijing.

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