By: Tony Liao, Rita Cheng and Y.F. Low
Miami, June 24 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with U.S. Senator Marco Rubio
when she made a transit stop in Miami Friday.
In a statement issued after the meeting at Tsai’s hotel, the Florida-elected senator said they discussed ways to strengthen U.S.-Taiwan security and economic relations.
“I told President Tsai that the United States will continue to stand by Taiwan irrespective of the pressure others bring to bear on the relationship because, after all, this is a partnership between two vibrant democracies and is based on our shared ideals,” Rubio said.
“The United States must and will continue to work with President Tsai in the coming years to deepen the U.S.-Taiwan relationship,” he added. [FULL STORY]