Panama severed ties with Taipei earlier this month. Who are Taiwan’s remaining 20 diplomatic allies?
The News Lens
By: Stellina Chen
Panama severed ties with Taipei in favor of Beijing earlier this month. The move took the number of
Taiwan’s diplomatic allies to 20. Do you know of these countries?
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