Taiwan & US to launch regional democracy forum

Radio Taiwan International 
Date: 19 March, 2019
By: Paula Chao

Taiwan and the United States have jointly set up a new forum called the Indo-Pacific

American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) director William Brent Christensen

Democratic Governance Consultations.

Foreign Minister Joseph Wu and American Institute in Taiwan director William Brent Christensen announced the launch of the forum at a joint press conference Tuesday. The American Institute in Taiwan is the de facto US embassy in Taiwan.

Wu said the forum underscores the partnership between the two sides, and will help maintain freedom and the rule of law in the Indo-Pacific region.

“The two sides will forge closer and more direct cooperation to push for shared core values such as human rights, democracy, and good governance in the Indo-Pacific region,” said Wu.     [FULL  STORY]

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