BEIJING, Oct 29 (Reuters) - China will promote Taiwan’s reunification with the mainland and peaceful cross-straits development, according to a meeting of the leadership of China’s ruling Communist Party.
China will also maintain the long-term prosperity and stability of Hong Kong and Macau, said a meeting of the Central Committee, the biggest of the ruling Communist Party’s elite decision-making bodies, which was held on Oct. 26-29, according to a report by Xinhua.
China regards Taiwan as a renegade province to be brought back under its sovereignty by force, if necessary. (Reporting by Beijing newsroom and Gabriel Crossley; Editing by Alison Williams)
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