Foreign aid programs are not dollar diplomacy: Presidential Office

Radio Taiwan International
Date: 2017-07-31

The government has denied that its foreign aid programs are a form of “dollar

The Presidential Office Building, Taiwan.

diplomacy.” That was the word from Presidential Office Spokesperson Sidney Lin on Monday.

Lin was referring to a Belizean report that Taiwan has promised to offer Belize US$60 million in aid. The report said US$40 million will be paid over four years and that the rest of US$20 million are donations.

Lin said the government’s foreign aid policy has been in place for years and that all programs are carried out in line with the law.    [FULL  STORY]

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