Date: November 16, 2015
Ruling Kuomintang Chairman Eric Chu returned Nov. 16 to Taiwan after wrapping up a
seven-day U.S. trip to promote his policy platform as the KMT candidate in the 2016 ROC presidential election.
During his stay in Washington, Chu met with several high-ranking U.S. officials, including Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken, as well as Assistant Secretary of State and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel and Susan Thornton, respectively.
The Nov. 12 discussions went exceedingly well, according to Chu, with both sides exchanging ideas on such common issues as democracy and freedom, security cooperation and trade relations. [FULL STORY]