Chinese President Xi Jinping delivered a keynote speech at the gathering to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the "Message to Compatriots in Taiwan" at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on January 2. In his speech, Xi reviewed the history of cross-Strait relations over the past 70 years, stressing the fact that Taiwan is part of China and that the mainland and Taiwan belong to one China, which can never be changed by any forces.
Updated 13:13, 05-Jan-2019