„Cross-strait relations are not nation-to-nation based. These are special relations.“

Wu Po-hsiung (2013) quoted in: " Ma not reserved on cross-strait issues: Xi http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2013/06/14/381157/Ma-not.htm" in The China Post 14 June 2013.
Statements were made during KMT-CPC Forum in Beijing in June 2013.
Wu lauds DPP’s China department (2012)

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„We should cement political trust between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait and continue to define cross-strait relations under the 'one China' framework. Cross-strait relations are special relations.“

—  Wu Po-hsiung Taiwanese politician 1939

Wu Po-hsiung (2013) quoted in: " Political talks may come up: KMT’s Wu http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2013/10/27/2003575486/1" in Taipei Times 27 October 2013.
Statements were made during the 9th Cross-Strait Economic, Trade and Culture Forum in Nanning, Guangxi on 26-27 October 2013.
Wu lauds DPP’s China department (2012)

Wang Yu-chi photo

„President Ma (Ying-jeou) has said in the past that cross-strait relations are not state-to-state relations, and his remarks on National Day carried the same meaning.“

—  Wang Yu-chi Taiwanese politician 1969

Wang Yu-chi (2013) cited in " Su slams Ma’s definition of cross-strait ties http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2013/10/12/2003574306" on The Taipei Times, 12 October 2013

Ma Ying-jeou photo

„There will be no national flags or other kinds of flags designed to specify cross-strait relations inside or outside the offices because we are not foreign nations to each other.“

—  Ma Ying-jeou Taiwanese politician, president of the Republic of China 1950

Ma Ying-jeou (2013) cited in: " Ma defends cross-strait offices proposal http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2013/04/24/2003560582" in The Taipei Times, 24 April 2013.
Statement made in interview with Chinese-language United Evening News in response to the establishment of reciprocal representative office between Taiwan and Mainland China, in which Taiwan's Straits Exchange Foundation office will be established in Mainland China, while Mainland China's Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits office will be established in Taiwan, 23 April 2013.
Strait issues

Ma Ying-jeou photo

„The people on both sides of the Taiwan Strait are all Chinese by ethnicity. Cross-strait relations are not international relations. Each side acknowledges the existence of "one China", but maintains its own interpretation based on the 1992 Consensus.“

—  Ma Ying-jeou Taiwanese politician, president of the Republic of China 1950

Ma Ying-jeou (2013) cited in: " Ma touts economic liberalization, cross-strait peace http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2013/10/11/2003574229/1" in Taipei Times, 11 October 2013.
Statement made during the 102nd ROC national day ceremony at the Presidential Office in Taipei, 10 October 2013.
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David Lin photo

„Maintaining stable cross-strait relations is a major factor (in maintaining the state of "green light" of ROC current state of diplomatic ties with other nations).“

—  David Lin Taiwanese politician 1950

David Lin (2015) cited in " Future of diplomatic ties uncertain: Lin http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2015/10/22/2003630648" on Taipei Times, 22 October 2015

Katharine Chang photo

„Any threat toward cross-strait relations would be unproductive.“

—  Katharine Chang Taiwanese diplomat 1953

Katharine Chang (2017) cited in " Beijing "cannot confirm" carrier's movement through the Taiwan Strait http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2017/01/11/489092/Beijing-cannot.htm" on The China Post, 11 January 2017

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„Bilateral (cross-strait) relations have always been difficult and complex, requiring patience, wisdom and effort on both sides.“

—  Katharine Chang Taiwanese diplomat 1953

Katharine Chang (2017) cited in " Premier seeks goodwill after Chinese warnings on independence http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/china-taiwan-relations/2017/03/08/493122/Premier-seeks.htm" on The China Post, 8 March 2017

Eric Chu photo

„The development of cross-strait relations is not decided unilaterally by any one side. It depends on a consensus on both sides.“

—  Eric Chu Taiwanese politician 1961

Eric Chu (2015) cited in " Eric Chu to discuss China policy during visit to the United States http://www.chinapost.com.tw/taiwan/national/national-news/2015/10/22/448969/Eric-Chu.htm" on The China Post, 22 October 2015.

Lin Join-sane photo

„It is the most crucial responsibility of the Straits Exchange Foundation and the Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Straits to seek the biggest benefits for people on both sides. We will handle cross-strait affairs realistically and with patience.“

—  Lin Join-sane Taiwanese politician 1944

Lin Join-sane (2013) cited in " SEF chair wants PRC tourists to transit in Taiwan http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/taiwan/archives/2013/06/22/2003565391" on Taipei Times, 22 June 2013.

Dwight D. Eisenhower photo

„A nation's hope of lasting peace cannot be firmly based upon any race in armaments but rather upon just relations and honest understanding with all other nations.“

—  Dwight D. Eisenhower American general and politician, 34th president of the United States (in office from 1953 to 1961) 1890 - 1969

1950s, The Chance for Peace (1953)

Lien Chan photo

„Both of our (Mainland China and Taiwan) legal and governance systems were built following the 'one China' structure. That is why cross-strait relations are not state-to-state relations and there is no room for Taiwanese independence.“

—  Lien Chan former Chairman of the Kuomintang 1936

Lien Chan (2018) cited in " Lien Chan says no room for Taiwanese independence in talks with Xi Jinping http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2018/07/14/2003696647" on Taipei Times, 14 July 2018

Chen Ming-tong photo

„I hope that the team on the other side (Mainland China) can cooperate with us to contribute to the peaceful development of relations across the (Taiwan) strait, safeguard cross-strait security, and develop ideas for co-existence and mutual prosperity.“

—  Chen Ming-tong Taiwanese politician 1955

Chen Ming-tong (2018) cited in " Taiwan's China policy agency hoping to work with Beijing counterpart http://focustaiwan.tw/news/acs/201803190006.aspx" on Focus Taiwan, 19 March 2018.

Xi Jinping photo

„Of course, we also are soberly aware that historical problems remain in cross-strait relations, and that there will be issues in the future that will require time, patience and joint efforts to resolve.“

—  Xi Jinping General Secretary of the Communist Party of China and paramount leader of China 1953

As quoted in "China’s Xi pledges peaceful ties with Taiwan in meeting" http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2013/02/26/2003555737 in Taipei Times (26 February 2013).

„It would be against (Mainland) China's hope of a rapprochement in cross-strait relations if it continues to ignore Taiwan's rights and suppress Taiwan's participation in international organizations.“

—  Lin Cheng-yi

Lin Cheng-yi (2017) cited in " Taiwanese officials ready to work from WHA sidelines http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/front/archives/2017/05/11/2003670350" on Taipei Times, 11 May 2017

Ko Wen-je photo

„What matters most in terms of cross-strait relations is that both sides demonstrate goodwill to each other. Nothing works if they (both sides) hold grudges.“

—  Ko Wen-je Taiwanese politician and physician 1959

Ko Wen-je (2019) cited in " China's political formulas disallow ROC existence: MAC http://focustaiwan.tw/news/acs/201901010018.aspx" on Focus Taiwan, 1 January 2019.

Wu Po-hsiung photo

„It is not a country-to-country relation between the two sides of the Strait.“

—  Wu Po-hsiung Taiwanese politician 1939

Hu reiterates opposition to Taiwan independence (2012)

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Yu Zhengsheng photo

„We understand the mentality Taiwan compatriots have developed under special historical conditions. We respect their identification with the current social system, values and lifestyle and we know that some friends still harbor misgivings on the development of the cross-strait relations.“

—  Yu Zhengsheng Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference 1945

Yu Zhengsheng (2014) cited in " Top political advisor vows understanding on Taiwan http://english.cntv.cn/2014/06/15/ARTI1402811332174644.shtml" on English CCTV.com, 15 June 2014.

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