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Former Taiwanese president to visit mainland China in bid to ease tensions

Posted on AllSides March 20th, 2023
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Former Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou will visit China next week in what a spokesman called a bid to ease tensions between the self-ruled island and the mainland. Ma presided over a period of warm ties with Beijing, but left office under a cloud after a trade deal with the mainland failed to win approval amid the island’s largest protests since the 1990s. Although the former president is visiting in a private capacity, his stature as a former leader gives the trip political overtones. Ma’s proposed visit comes as China’s People...

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https://latimes.com/world-nation/story/2023-03-20/former-taiwan-leader-ma-ying-jeou-visit-china

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