US Congress contributors meet Taiwan chief amid China anger

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Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen has met with a delegation of U.S. Congress contributors, in a in addition signal of aid amongst American lawmakers for the self-governing island that China claims as its personal territory

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen met Monday with a delegation of U.S. Congress contributors in a in addition signal of aid amongst American lawmakers for the self-governing island that China claims as its personal territory.

Taiwanese media confirmed the delegation arriving for the talks, however information of the assembly had been now no longer straight away released.

It comes much less than weeks after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s go to to Taiwan, which induced days of threatening army physical games via way of means of China, consisting of the firing of missiles over the island and into the Taiwan Strait.

China has additionally despatched warplanes and military ships throughout the waterway’s median, which has lengthy been a buffer among the edges that separated amid civil conflict in 1949. China regards formal contacts among U.S. politicians and the island’s authorities as aid for its independence from Beijing.

China says it desires to use non violent manner to convey Taiwan below its control, however its latest saber damn has emphasised its army threat.

The five-member delegation is led via way of means of Democratic Sen. Ed Markey of Massachusetts and is to satisfy with different authorities and personal area representatives. Reducing tensions withinside the Taiwan Strait and investments in Taiwan’s vital semiconductor enterprise are predicted to be key subjects of discussion.

The different contributors of the delegation are Republican Rep. Aumua Amata Coleman Radewagen, a delegate from American Samoa, and Democrats John Garamendi and Alan Lowenthal from California and Don Beyer from Virginia.