Date: October 4, 2016
President Tsai Ing-wen and Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez signed a joint declaration
expressing their commitment to strengthening the longstanding partnership between the two diplomatic allies Oct. 3 at the Office of the President in Taipei City.
In the statement, Hernandez reiterated his nation’s support for Taiwan’s meaningful participation in U.N. specialized agencies and activities such as the International Civil Aviation Organization, U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change and World Health Assembly. He also lauded Tsai’s “steadfast diplomacy” policy, which he said would help expand Taiwan’s international space and benefit the global community.
Tsai expressed appreciation to Hernandez for the Honduran government’s support for Taiwan’s participation in U.N. specialized bodies. She further praised the president for his dedication to boosting national development and employment, tackling corruption and promoting the Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle, an initiative aimed at addressing migration issues in El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. [FULL STORY]