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Top political advisor to attend Straits Forum

BEIJING, June 14 -- Top political advisor Yu Zhengsheng will take part in the week-long 9th Straits Forum, starting on June 17 in southeast China's Fujian Province, a spokesman from the Chinese mainland said Wednesday.

Yu is chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference.

Hung Hsiu-chu, chairperson of the Taiwan-based Kuomintang (KMT) party, will also attend the event, according to Ma Xiaoguang, spokesman for the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office, at a press conference.