By: Sophia Yeh and Romulo Huang
Taipei, June 21 (CNA) Taiwan is willing to and capable of participating in international
cooperation in order to contribute to the international community, Vice President Chen Chien-jen (陳建仁) said Tuesday.
Speaking with Salif Diallo, president of the National Assembly of Burkina Faso, at the Presidential Office, Chen noted that Taiwan is a democratic, free and peace-loving country, and is seeking to provide feedback to the international community in return for the assistance and support it has received over the years.
The vice president also expressed gratitude for the continuous and firm support that Burkina Faso has extended to Taiwan in its bid to join international organizations, including the World Health Organization, the International Civil Aviation Organization and other specialized agencies of the United Nations. [FULL STORY]