US journalist calls for end to ‘one China policy’

Washington Times' Bill Gertz says China threat much greater than Russia during Cold War

Taiwan News
Date: 2020/08/06
By: George Liao, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Bill Gertz (Facebook, Bill Gertz photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As Washington and Beijing ties continue to plummet, American national security journalist Bill Gertz said Wednesday (Aug. 5) it's time for the U.S. to change its "one China policy," Liberty Times reported.

According to the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), Taiwan's de facto U.S. embassy, U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar will soon be leading a delegation to visit Taiwan. It marks the highest-level visit by a U.S. official since 1979 when the two countries severed ties.

Azar made two comments about Taiwan and his mission to the country on Twitter on Wednesday, one of which read, “Will visit #Taiwan in the coming days to convey @POTUS’s support for their global health leadership and to underscore our shared belief that free and democratic societies are the best model for protecting and promoting health.”   [FULL  STORY]

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