President Tsai returns from Central America, touts steadfast diplomacy

Taiwan Today
Date: January 16, 2017

President Tsai Ing-wen returned Jan. 15 to Taiwan from an official visit to Republic of

President Tsai Ing-wen lays outs the results of her Central American trip as Minister of Foreign Affairs David Tawei Lee (left) and National Security Council Secretary-General Joseph Wu (second left) look on Jan. 15 at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport. (Courtesy of Office of the President)

China (Taiwan) diplomatic allies Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala and El Salvador in that order, describing the nine-day trip as instrumental in cementing bilateral ties with the Central American nations while demonstrating the effectiveness of the government’s steadfast diplomacy approach.

The visit provided the opportunity to experience firsthand conditions in these diplomatic allies and learn of their expectations and needs in terms of economic development, Tsai said. In keeping with the principles of steadfast diplomacy, the government will continue promoting bilateral talks instead of providing one-way aid, as well as implementing more efficient joint cooperation projects and creating additional opportunities for win-win results, she added.    [FULL  STORY]

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