TAIPEI: The leader of a US Congressional delegation to Taiwan praised the island as a “force for good” in the world during a meeting with President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday (Nov 26), and said under Tsai ties with the United States were more productive than in decades.
The five members of the US House of Representatives arrived in Taiwan on Thursday night for a two-day trip, the second time in a month US lawmakers have visited.
Speaking during a meeting with Tsai at her office, Mark Takano, chairman of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs and leader of the bipartisan delegation, said they were in the region to remind partners and allies that the shared responsibility to a free and secure Indo-Pacific remained stronger than ever.
“Madame President, I want to commend and praise your leadership. Under your administration, the bonds between us are more positive and productive than they have been for decades,” said Takano, whose group was previously in Japan and South Korea.
“Our commitment to Taiwan is rock solid and has remained steadfast as the ties between us have deepened. Taiwan is a democratic success story, a reliable partner and a force for good in the world,” he added.
Source: Channel News Asia