China official wraps up landmark four-day Taiwan visit
Published on Jun 28, 2014 7:01 PM
TAIPEI (AFP) - China's top official in charge of Taiwan affairs on Saturday wrapped up a landmark four-day visit to the island which sparked angry protests, forcing him to scrap some engagements.
The visit by Zhang Zhijun, the most senior Chinese official ever to visit Taiwan, was a further sign of warming ties between the former bitter rivals despite vocal opposition from Taiwanese suspicious of closer ties with Beijing.
But protests forced Zhang to cancel a visit to a fishing port in southern Kaohsiung city earlier Saturday following clashes between protesters and the police.
One protester splashed a bottle of white paint on his car late Friday.
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