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Taiwan vows to keep Hong Kong offices despite 'one China' spat

Mainland Affairs minister accuses city of violating 2011 deal governing ties

Hong Kong's Victoria Harbour. Taiwan will continue operating its office in the city for such activities as to issuing visas and promoting trade.   © Reuters

HONG KONG -- Taiwan's top official on mainland policy vowed Monday to keep representative offices open in Hong Kong and Macao, even after both territories recently closed their Taipei operations.

Chiu Tai-san, minister of Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council, told reporters online that Taiwan would maintain its presence in Hong Kong by making certain immediate "adjustments." It was unclear what that would entail.

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