taipai-101.jpgThe presidents of Taiwan and China exchanged direct messages Monday for the first time since the two sides split 60 years ago – the latest sign of their warming relations.

Chinese President Hu Jintao congratulated Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou on his election Sunday. “I hope both our parties can continue to promote peaceful development in cross-strait relations, and help bolster mutual trust between the two sides in political affairs,” Hu’s telegram said. 

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