|Zhang Zhijun (L), director of the Taiwan Affairs Office of China's State Council, meets with Taiwan's mainland affairs chief Wang Yu-chi in Taipei, southeast China's Taiwan, June 25, 2014. It was their second meeting this year. Wang visited the mainland in February. (Xinhua/Wang Shen)
TAIPEI, June 25 (Xinhua) -- Chiefs of cross-Strait affairs from the Chinese mainland and Taiwan met in the island on Wednesday afternoon.
This is the second formal meeting between Zhang Zhijun, director of the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office and Taiwan's mainland affairs chief Wang Yu-chi.
In February, Wang visited the mainland and invited Zhang to the island.
China Voice: "One small step" across Taiwan Strait
TAIPEI, June 24 (Xinhua) -- Chinese mainland chief of Taiwan affairs Zhang Zhijun will embark on his trip to Taiwan on Wednesday. To paraphrase Neil Armstrong's moonwalk quote: one small step for Zhang, one giant leap for cross-Strait relations.
Indeed, the historical significance of this visit -- the first to Taiwan in the name of a director of the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office since 1949 -- hardly pales in comparison with that of a moon landing for mankind's scientific progress. Full story