Details not finalized on US official’s visit

IN THE MAKING: EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s trip would follow a visit from a former EPA head in 2014 and two visits by US officials this year, angering Beijing

Taipei Times
Date: Nov 21, 2020
By: Lin Chia-nan / Staff reporter

US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler speaks during a news conference at the US Department of Justice in Washington on Sept. 14.
Photo: AP

Details have not yet been finalized regarding a planned visit by US Environmental Protection Agency Administrator (EPA) Andrew Wheeler next month, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said yesterday.

Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) yesterday told reporters Wheeler would discuss international and environmental issues.

“Taiwan-US exchanges keep warming up… We are glad to see it and we believe it will make bilateral relations better,” Su said.

Wheeler was invited to Taiwan in December last year by Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) to discuss international cooperation on environmental issues, ministry spokeswoman Joanne Ou (歐江安) said.    [FULL  STORY]

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