U.S. report on Indo-Pacific strategy makes headlines in Taiwan

UPI (United Press International)
Date: June 2, 2019
By: Elizabeth Shim

Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan defended U.S. weapons sales to Taiwan at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo

June 2 (UPI) — The Pentagon has revealed it seeks a strong partnership with Taiwan, Taiwanese media reported Sunday.

Taiwan’s Liberty Times and other local media reported the U.S. Department of Defense seeks to “faithfully” carry out the Taiwan Relations Act, signed in 1979 to promote U.S. foreign policy through the cultivation of ties with Taiwan.

The defense of U.S.-Taiwan relations was included in a U.S. report on its Indo-Pacific strategy, published last Friday.    [FULL  STORY]

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