BIPARTISAN LETTER: The lawmakers urged more than 50 countries to join the US in calling for an end to China’s efforts to exclude Taiwan from international bodies
Date: May 10, 2020
By: Lin Chia-nan / Staff reporter
The move is significant, as it is the first time that US lawmakers have written directly to foreign government leaders to rally support for Taiwan’s WHA bid, Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokeswoman Joanne Ou (歐江安) said, thanking the US lawmakers for their support.
The 73rd session of the WHA, the decisionmaking body of the WHO, is to meet virtually on May 18 and 19.
Taiwan participated in the WHA as an observer from 2009 to 2016, but has not been invited since [FULL STORY]