AIT reiterates U.S.’ neutrality after Gou announces presidential bid

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/04/18
By: Joseph Yeh

Taipei, April 18 (CNA) The United States will work with whoever wins Taiwan’s 2020

AIT Chairman James Moriarty

presidential election, American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chairman James Moriarty reiterated Thursday, a day after Taiwanese tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) announced his intention to compete in the opposition Kuomintang’s (KMT) presidential primary.

“We will work with any administration in Taiwan because we believe we share important interests,” Moriarty told CNA in an exclusive interview, when asked to comment on Gou’s decision.

Moriarty said he had an inkling that the Taiwanese tycoon was considering a presidential bid when Gou asked him a particular question at a seminar in Taipei on Monday.

Moriarty was one of the speakers at the conference to mark the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act (TRA), while Gou was in the audience.    [FULL  STORY]

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