October 24, 2021

Tsai undermining peace efforts, Ma Ying-jeou says

Tsai undermining peace efforts, Ma Ying-jeou says

CLOSED FOR REPAIRS: With Tsai’s refusal to agree to the so-called ‘1992 consensus,’ the former president’s ‘bridge for peace’ with China has been closed, Ma said

By Jason Pan / Staff reporter

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has undermined Ma Ying-jeou’s (馬英九) peace efforts with China, the former president said yesterday, adding that Tsai could meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平), provided she agreed to the so-called “1992 consensus.”

Ma made the remarks at a forum hosted by the Ma Ying-jeou Foundation in Taipei, marking the fifth anniversary of his meeting with Xi in Singapore on Nov. 7, 2015, the first time that leaders from both sides of the Taiwan Strait had met since 1949.

“It was for building a ‘bridge for peace’ for dialogue between the two sides of the Strait,” Ma said of the meeting.

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