Taiwan thanks Republican National Committee for supportive resolution

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2019/08/17
By: Ku Chuan and Chung Yu-chen

Taipei, Aug. 17 (CNA) The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Saturday thanked the Republican National Committee, the decision making body of the Republican Party in the United States, for adopting a resolution in support of Taiwan earlier this month.

In a statement, MOFA expressed gratitude to the Republican National Committee (RNC) for passing the resolution and for its support of Taiwan's freedom, open society and democratic institutions.

The "Resolution Recognizing The 40th Anniversary of The Taiwan Relations Act: An Enduring Partnership," was adopted during the annual RNC summer meeting that was held July 31 to Aug. 2 in Charlotte, North Carolina, MOFA said.

The resolution affirms that under the TRA, it is a policy of the U.S. to "provide Taiwan with arms of a defensive character" to maintain the capacity to resist any resort to force or other fo3rms of coercion.

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