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Taiwan compatriots welcome to join WWII commemorations

2015-03-11 13:10 Xinhua Web Editor: Gu Liping

Taiwan compatriots are welcome to participate in commemorating activities for the 70th anniversary of the anti-Japanese war victory on the Chinese mainland, a spokesperson said Wednesday.

Fan Liqing, spokesperson of the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office said that the victory belonged to the entire nation.[Special coverage]

She said that this year marked the 70th anniversary of the victory in the Chinese People's War of Resistance Against Japanese Aggression, the victory of World Anti-Fascist War and the anti-Japanese war victory in Taiwan.

A series of commemorative events will be held on the mainland, she said.

"We hope that our cross-Strait compatriots remember the history and recall martyrs through the events, and commit themselves together to boost the peaceful development of cross-Strait relations and the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation," said Fan.

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