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China, Taiwan hold first government-to-government talks

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Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Minister Wang Yu-chi (front R) waves as he leaves after visiting the Sun Yat-sen mausoleum in Nanjing, 12 February, 2014
Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Minister Wang Yu-chi (front R) waves as he leaves after visiting the Sun Yat-sen mausoleum in Nanjing, 12 February, 2014 Reuters/Stringer

China and Taiwan have held their first government-to-government talks since they becaome two de-facto states 65 years ago. Taipei's Wang Yu-chi, who oversees the island's China policy, met his Beijing counterpart Zhang Zhijun in Nanjing on the first day of a four-day trip. Michael Dillon, a veteran China watcher who's been researching the political landscape in both Beijing and Taipei, discusses the significance of these discussions. 

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