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MOFA thanks US Senators Gardner and Rubio for publicly supporting Taiwan following recent remarks by Chinese leader

  • Date:2019-01-14
  • Data Source:Public Diplomacy Coordination Council

January 7, 2019

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan) is grateful for the strong messages of support by US Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Marco Rubio (R-FL) on their respective Twitter feeds on January 6, following a recent speech by the Chinese leader in which he proposed applying the concept of “one country, two systems” to Taiwan.
In their messages, both Senator Gardner and Senator Rubio stressed that the US will continue to firmly back Taiwan's democracy. Senator Gardner also mentioned the enactment of the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act (ARIA) of 2018 and stated that he would soon reintroduce the Taipei Act in Congress to promote Taiwan's global presence.
MOFA welcomes and appreciates the consistent, firm and bipartisan support for Taiwan shown by the US Congress. The Taiwan government will actively cooperate with the US administration to further deepen the cordial cooperation and partnership between Taiwan and the US. (E)