US Senate reaffirms TRA commitment

‘INDISPENSABLE PARTNER’: Taipei has been endeavoring to work with the US and other nations to protect values shared internationally, President Tsai Ing-wen said

Taipei Times
Date: May 02, 2019
By: Sherry Hsiao  /  Staff writer, with CNA

The US Senate on Tuesday unanimously passed Concurrent Resolution 13 reaffirming the

President Tsai Ing-wen prepares to deliver a speech at Tri-Service General Hospital in Taipei yesterday.Photo: Chang Chia-ming, Taipei Times

US’ commitment to Taiwan and to the implementation of its Taiwan Relations Act (TRA).

The US House of Representatives version of the resolution was passed by the House Foreign Affairs Committee on April 9.

The resolution was introduced on April 4 by US Senator Cory Gardner, chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee’s Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific and International Cybersecurity Policy.

It was cosponsored by Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman James Risch, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman James Inhofe and US senators Robert Menendez and Edward Markey, among others.    [FULL  STORY]

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