Radio Taiwan International
Date: 05 February, 2020
By: Shirley Lin
Lai said Taiwan is a democratic country that respects religious freedom. He said Taiwan will work to protect religious freedom and build a world free from fear of religious persecution.
Sam Brownback, the US Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, said Lai’s visit is historic, as he is the highest-level Taiwanese official to visit the US in years. Lai’s US trip is the first by a Taiwanese vice-president elect since the US switched diplomatic recognition from Taipei to Beijing in 1979. [FULL STORY]