Sen. Ted Cruz, Texas governor meet with President Tsai

Texas Senator Ted Cruz and governor Greg Abbot met with Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen in Houston

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/01/09
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Taipei (Taiwan News) — Texas Senator Ted Cruz and governor Greg Abbot say they met with Taiwan

(By Central News Agency)

president Tsai Ing-wen on Sunday as she was passing through Houston on her way to meet with diplomatic allies in Central America.

The Republican senator said in a news release that he was an “honored” to meet with Tsai during Sunday’s meeting in which they “discussed our mutual opportunity to upgrade the stature of our bilateral relations in a wide-ranging discussion that addressed arms sales, diplomatic exchanges, and economic relations.”

Cruz indicated that Beijing had attempted to prevent the meeting by sending what he described as a “curious letter” via the Chinese consulate asking the Houston congressional delegation not to meet with Tsai and to “uphold the ‘One-China policy'”    [FULL STORY]

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