Vice MOEA chief claims will not talk AIIB in China

The China Post
Date: April 10, 2015

TAIPEI–Vice Economics Minister Cho Shih-chao (卓士昭) said Thursday a Taiwanese newspaper report that he will discuss with the mainland Taiwan’s bid to join the proposed China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB, 亞投行) during his ongoing visit there, was false.

Cho, who is on a visit to China as a member of the Taiwan-based Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF, 海基會) delegation, said he had not and will not discuss issues related to Taiwan’s AIIB bid with China.

A Liberty Times’ report said Cho first visited the United States to talk about the issue, including what name Taiwan might use to join the AIIB, during the four-day Tomb Sweeping Festival weekend from April 3-6 and he subsequently converged in Taipei with the SEF delegation before leaving for the mainland on April 7.     [FULL  STORY]

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