Bilateral talks with China, Taiwan at historic summit

China,November 8:The leaders of China and Taiwan met Saturday for the first time in more than 60 years for talks that come amid rising anti-Chinese sentiment on the self-ruled democratic island and weeks ahead of elections.

The talks between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou, the first such meeting since the Chinese civil war ended in 1949, are being held at the neutral venue of Singapore. 

Walking toward each other in a hotel ballroom in front of a plain yellow backdrop flanked by palm trees. 

The two men smiled broadly as they shook hands for more than one minute, turning slightly to the each side to accommodate a host of photo journalists in the ballroom. 

Each leader hopes to seal his legacy as one who helped bring decades of division and mistrust to a mutually acceptable end. 

Both sides have said no agreements will be signed or joint statements issued. 

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