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Japan lobbies for Taiwan’s participation in WHO conference as observer

  • May 14, 2020
  • , Yomiuri
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Yomiuri reported on remarks made at the Diet yesterday by Foreign Minister Motegi, who said Japan is pushing for Taiwan to be allowed to take part in the WHO videoconference next week as an observer. Pointing out that Taipei successfully reined in the COVID-19 outbreak at an early stage, the minister was quoted as saying: “The international community can learn a lot from Taiwan. We would like to lobby for its participation…. Frankly speaking, China is the problem.”

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