China invites Taiwan to flights talks

China has invited Taiwan to talks on tourism and direct charter flights, in another sign of warming relations following a top-level meeting between the two sides.

The invitation was sent by the Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait, the body China set up to deal with relations with Taiwan, the official Xinhua News Agency said.

The letter asks the Taiwan Strait Exchange Foundation to send a delegation to Beijing from June 11-14 to discuss chartered flights across the Taiwan Strait and the issue of mainland tourists going to Taiwan.

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