President thanks Japan on Twitter for backing Taiwan’s TPP bid

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/06/27
By: Evelyn Kao

Taipei, June 27 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday expressed her gratitude on Twitter to

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Yoshihide Suga, Japan’s chief cabinet secretary, for voicing support for Taiwan’s participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).

Tsai posted a tweet saying that Suga’s support has helped bolster Taiwan’s confidence, and she reiterated her thanks for Japan’s backing.

She also linked a report about Suga’s statement from the Nikkei, a Japanese financial newspaper, to her twitter feed.

According to the Nikkei report published the previous day, Suga said at a press conference that he welcomed various countries and areas, including Taiwan, to participate in the TPP and that Japan will provide the necessary information to countries or areas interested in the TPP-11.    [FULL  STORY]

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