Tsai to meet with Nicaraguan leader during state visit: spokesman

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/01/04
By: Sophia Yeh and Elizabeth Hsi

Taipei, Jan. 4 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will meet with Nicaraguan leader Daniel Ortega Saavedra during her visit to Central America next week, although the meeting was not listed on the itinerary given to the media, Taiwan’s Presidential Office said Wednesday.

Tsai’s visit Jan. 7-15 to Honduras, Nicaragua, Guatemala and El Salvador — four of Taiwan’s allies in Central America — includes meeting with all four heads of state, Presidential Office spokesman Alex Huang (黃重諺) said in response to reporters’ questions about her itinerary.

“There will be definitely a meeting between President Tsai and Ortega,” Huang said.

The itinerary, which was released to the media Wednesday, showed bilateral meetings between Tsai and all the heads of state in the host countries, except Ortega.   [FULL  STORY]

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