By: Sophia Yeh and Ko Lin
Taipei, Sept. 15 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday expressed her
government’s sympathy to the United Kingdom over the explosion at a London subway station, Presidential Office Secretary-General Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) said.
Wu said he delivered the message to British Office Taipei official Andrew Pittman via telephone on behalf of the president, who also stated that the people on Taiwan will always stand by the U.K. in the battle against violence and terror.
According to the BBC, an “improvised explosive device” was detonated on a Tube train at Parsons Green station in southwest London during rush hour, and the blast is being treated as terrorism by the police. [FULL STORY]