MND declines to comment on reported medical aid drill with U.S.

Taiwan News  
Date: 2018/06/24
By:  Central News Agency

Taipei, June 24 (CNA) The Ministry of National Defense on Sunday declined to

CNA file photo

comment on a news report that Taiwan’s military will join the United States in an exercise that will focus on medical emergencies at sea.

According to the Liberty Times report, a team of Taiwan Navy and military medical personnel will be assigned to U.S. warships when the drill begins in the Solomon Islands in November.

The report said international medical and humanitarian assistance will become central to exchanges between Taiwan and the U.S., hence their plan to assemble an international team for the exercise.

Asked whether he could confirm the report, MND spokesman Chen Chung-chi (???) said “there is no comment or further explanation” on the subject.    [FULL  STORY]

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