August 10, 2020

US cabinet member to meet Taiwan’s leader

Taipei (AFP) – A US cabinet member was due to meet Taiwan’s leader Monday during the highest level visit from the United States since it switched diplomatic recognition from the island to China in 1979, a trip that Beijing has condemned. ¬†Health Secretary Alex Azar arrived in Taipei on Sunday for a three-day visit to promote shared democratic values as well as the island’s success in taming the coronavirus.Azar’s visit comes as relations between the United States and China are in tumult, with the two sides clashing over a wide range of trade, military and security isses, as well as the pandemi…

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