MOFA to protest UN’s reported snub of reporter

Taipei Times
Date: Oct 13, 2018
By: Staff writer, with CNA

A reporter from the Chinese-language United Daily News said in a report that she was

National flags fly in front of UN headquarters in Manhattan, New York City, on Tuesday.
Photo: Reuters

refused entry to UN headquarters after presenting her Republic of China (ROC) passport.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday said it would lodge a protest with the UN over reports that Taiwanese visitors were denied entry into UN headquarters in New York.

The United Daily News reporter said that she was denied entry to UN headquarters after presenting her passport.

She then showed her Taiwan Compatriot Travel Document — a permit issued to Taiwanese by Chinese authorities for travel to China — but was still turned away by UN guards, who cited new UN regulations, the reporter said.    [FULL  STORY]

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