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US gives cautious welcome to a China-Taiwan peace proposal

October 15, 2007

WASHINGTON (AFP) – The United States gave a cautious welcome Monday to Chinese President Hu Jintao‘s call for a peace agreement with long-time rival Taiwan.

Washington “encourages any movement by parties on both sides of the strait toward a peaceful agreement,” State Department spokeswoman Nicole Thompson told AFP, without specifically citing Hu’s call.

Taiwan and China should “increase communication and dialogue that will lead to a peaceful resolution of their differences,” she said.

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