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Mainland, Taiwan negotiators sign landmark economic pact

06-29-2010 14:50 BJT Special Report: 5th Round of ARATS-SEF Talks |

CHONGQING, June 29 (Xinhua) -- Chinese mainland and Taiwan negotiators signed the long-awaited Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA) here Tuesday, a move hailed as a milestone in cross-Strait relations.

 Chen Yunlin (R front), president of the mainland-based Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS), attends the signing ceremony of the long-awaited Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA), with Chiang Pin-kung (L front), chairman of the Taiwan-based Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), in Chongqing Municipality, southwest China, June 29, 2010. (Xinhua/Chen Jianli) 
Chen Yunlin (R front), president of the mainland-based Association for Relations 
Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS), attends the signing ceremony of the long-
awaited Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement (ECFA), with Chiang Pin-
kung (L front), chairman of the Taiwan-based Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), in 
Chongqing Municipality, southwest China, June 29, 2010. (Xinhua/Chen Jianli)
 

The ECFA was inked at the talks between the mainland's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits (ARATS) and Taiwan's Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF), which handle cross-Strait issues on behalf of their respective authorities. Enditem

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Editor:Jin Lin |Source: Xinhua

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