Taiwan is a “force for good,” said senior U.S. lawmakers on their trip to Taipei

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 (November 26) and said during Tsai that relations 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 the second time in a month U.S. lawmakers have visited.

Speaking during a meeting with Tsai in her office, Mark Takano, chair of Parliament’s Committee on Veterans Affairs and leader of the two-part delegation, said they were in the region to remind partners and allies that it shared responsibility for a free and secure Indo-Pacific remained stronger than ever.

“Madam President, I want to commend and glorify your leadership. Under your administration, the ties 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.


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