President: Helping refugees is one way to fight terrorism

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2015/11/24
By: Hsieh Chia-chen, Wang Cheng-chung, Elizabeth Hsieh and S.C. Chang

Taipei, Nov. 24 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) said Tuesday that there are 201511240043t0001“a wide range” of methods to combat terrorism and helping refugees weather harsh winters is one way to do it.

During a chat with the press in central Taiwan, the president was asked to comment on a statement by U.S. President Barack Obama that Taiwan is one of the Asia-Pacific countries in a coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).

The government has been in cooperation with the United States on many fronts since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S., Ma said, noting that “our objective is to help ensure world peace.”     [FULL  STORY]

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