Radio Taiwan International
Date: 31 July, 2020
By: Leslie Liao
Several US senators questioned Pompeo about the State Department’s plans for US-Taiwan relations. Senator Cory Gardner asked Pompeo about President Donald Trump’s plans for trade with Taiwan. Pompeo said that the State Department does not handle matters of trade. However, he said that the US always upholds its promises to the Taiwanese people.
Senator Jeff Merkley asked Pompeo if the enactment of an authoritarian national security law in Hong Kong has changed US perspectives on Taiwan. Merkley also asked Pompeo if the US should be more proactive in supporting Taiwan’s participation in international organizations. [FULL STORY]