Kerry says Taiwan plays a vital role in US’ Asia policy

Taipei Times
Date: May 09, 2015
By: William Lowther  /  Staff reporter, in WASHINGTON

Taiwan is a key component of US Asia-Pacific policies, including the rebalance 130129172315-john-kerry-nominated-accepted-story-topto Asia, US Secretary of State John Kerry said in a written statement on Thursday.

“The US continues to expand and enhance its strong and multifaceted unofficial relationship with Taiwan,” he said in a formal answer to questions asked more than two months ago by Representative Ed Royce, chairman of the House of Representatives’ Foreign Affairs Committee.

Kerry’s statement came just three days after Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) met with Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) and reaffirmed Beijing’s support for closer cross-strait economic ties.   [FULL  STORY]

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