FIIA Comment

FIIA Comment 20 (2015)   

Last tango in Singapore:
Frost expected in Mainland China-Taiwan relations

Published 6.11.2015

Jyrki Kallio
The Finnish Institute of International Affairs

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The leaders of Mainland China and Taiwan will meet in Singapore on Saturday. The meeting has great symbolic significance but it is likely to have only a fleeting effect on the relations between the two sides. The upcoming election in Taiwan may well give power to a party which Mainland China views with the utmost suspicion.