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March 8, 2005
Question Taken at March 8, 2005 Daily Press Briefing

China: Anti-Secession Law (Taken Question)

Question:   Has Secretary Rice raised the anti-secession law with Chinese officials?

Answer:   The Secretary and other members of the Administration have expressed concern to Chinese officials that the anti-secession law may be counterproductive and is not helpful in the current environment, where there are opportunities for exchanges that could move forward a peaceful resolution of outstanding cross-Strait differences.

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Released on March 8, 2005

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