US Republicans pass Taiwan motion

Taiwan News
Date: 2016-04-23
By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The United States Republican National Committee 6750032approved a motion supporting Taiwan at its spring meeting in Hollywood, Florida, reports said Saturday.

Coverage of the item by the media was poor mainly because the meeting has been dominated by the party’s rocky road toward the November 8 presidential election.

The motion congratulated Taiwan on electing its first woman president, Democratic Progressive Party Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen, who will be sworn in on May 20. The document also emphasized the importance of the Taiwan Relations Act in safeguarding Taiwan’s security.

The motion, under the theme of “confirming strong support for the Republic of China” was adopted unanimously, reports said.     [FULL  STORY]

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