U.S. Congress marks TRA’s 37th anniversary

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/04/13
By: Rita Cheng and Evelyn Kao

Washington, April 12 (CNA) Members of the U.S. Senate Taiwan Caucus and

(CNA file photo)

(CNA file photo)

Congressional Taiwan Caucus have recently released statements in recognition of the 37th anniversary of the enactment of the 1979 Taiwan Relations Act (TRA) and the continuing and growing partnership between Taiwan and the United States.

“Taiwan is one of the strongest democratic and economic partners of the United States in the Asia-Pacific region,” said U.S. Senator James Inhofe, a co-chair of the Senate Taiwan Caucus, in a statement issued Monday.

“The Taiwan Relations Act has played an indispensable role in shaping American policy toward Taiwan and U.S. strategy in Asia and serves as a model of freedom… Taiwan’s strength, both democratically and economically, helps to bolster peace and stability in this strategically important region,” Inhofe said.     [FULL  STORY]

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