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U.S., Taiwan officials discuss Taiwan’s participation in international organizations 

  • October 25, 2021
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Monday’s Sankei wrote from Washington that the Department of State announced on Saturday that it held an online meeting with Taiwanese officials on Friday to discuss the possibility of Taiwan expanding its participation in the UN and other international organizations. The paper speculated that although the United States has no official diplomatic ties with Taiwan, the Biden administration intends to support the region’s expanded participation in international organizations. According to the State Department, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Organization Affairs Yon and Deputy Assistant Secretary for China, Taiwan, and Mongolia Waters participated in the discussion. The paper wrote that the U.S. side reportedly stressed its support for Taiwan’s participation in the WHO and the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. 

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