Taiwan president wishes Senator John McCain a quick recovery

McCain is known as staunch Taiwan ally

Taiwan News
Date: 2017/07/20
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday tweeted her wishes for a

Senator John McCain. (By Associated Press)

quick recovery for prominent United States Senator John McCain, after he had been diagnosed with brain cancer.

The Arizona Republican is known as a staunch supporter of Taiwan and chairs the Senate Armed Services Committee. The island relies for a large part of its defense on arms supplies from the U.S.

McCain underwent a procedure to remove a blood clot last week, which turned up the discovery of a brain tumor.

“John McCain is a champion for #freedom & #liberty around the world. I join the people of #Taiwan in wishing him a quick recovery,” Tsai tweeted.    [FULL  STORY]

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