US President Barack Obama (left) and President Xi Jinping are likely to discuss the 'Taiwan issue ... the most important, most sensitive issue in Sino-US relations' next week, says Beijing official Ma Xiaoguang. Photo: AP

China says Xi Jinping will discuss ‘sensitive issue of Taiwan’ with Barack Obama during US trip

Beijing has stepped up rhetoric against independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party, which is tipped to beat island's ruling, mainland-friendly Kuomintang in January's election

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US President Barack Obama (left) and President Xi Jinping are likely to discuss the 'Taiwan issue ... the most important, most sensitive issue in Sino-US relations' next week, says Beijing official Ma Xiaoguang. Photo: AP
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