Hu: CPC ready to work with New Party to promote reunification

UPDATED: 17:13, July 12, 2005

Photo:Hu Jintao, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), meets with visiting New Party Chairman Yok Mu-ming from Taiwan in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Tuesday afternoon. (Xinhua Photo)
Hu Jintao, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), meets with visiting New Party Chairman Yok Mu-ming from Taiwan in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Tuesday afternoon. (Xinhua Photo)
Hu Jintao, general secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), said Tuesday that the CPC is ready to join hands with the New Party to promote peaceful reunification of the motherland to benefit the compatriots across the Taiwan Straits.

Hu made the remarks when meeting with the Taiwan-based New Party delegation headed by its Chairman Yok Mu-ming in the Great Hall of the People in downtown Beijing.

"It is the common political proposition and the goal of our two parties to firmly oppose 'Taiwan independence' and promote peaceful reunification of the country," Hu said.

He pledged that the CPC will continue to work with the New Party to resolutely oppose "Taiwan independence" secessionist forces and their activities, thus safeguarding peace and stability across the Straits and promoting the improvement and development of cross-Straits relations.

Hu said that the New Party has made positive contributions to improving the relations across the Taiwan Straits.

"It's very praiseworthy for them to do so and we very much appreciate their efforts," said Hu when meeting with a visiting delegation of the Taiwan based New Party headed by chairman Yok Mu-ming in the Great Hall of the People.

Hu said that the New Party is one of Taiwan's important political forces that can't be ignored.

The New Party has always stuck to the One-China position and opposed "Taiwan independence" and upheld the great banners of national ethos, opposing splitting Taiwan from the Chinese territory and standing for peaceful reunification of the nation, said Hu.

By People's Daily Online


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