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Beijing complains to US about health chief Azar's visit to Taiwan, highest official since 1979

1 month ago   |   By RT

China has lodged stern representations with the United States over the upcoming visit of US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar to Taiwan, the Foreign Ministry in Beijing said on Wednesday. China is firmly opposed to official interactions between the US and Taiwan, ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin told reporters.
Azar's trip would be the highest-level visit by an American Cabinet official since the break in formal diplomatic relations between Washington and Taipei in 1979.
Azar will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen, Reuters reports, citng Taiwan's Foreign Ministry. “Taiwan has...
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U.S. health chief to be highest-ranking official in decades to visit Taiwan, angering China

U.S. health chief to be highest-ranking official in decades to visit Taiwan, angering China

1 month ago   |   By National Post

TAIPEI - U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar will visit Taiwan in coming days, his office said on Tuesday, making the highest-level visit by a U.S. official in four decades - a move that angered China, which claims the island as its own.
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U.S. health secretary Azar to visit Taiwan, in a move likely to anger Beijing

U.S. health secretary Azar to visit Taiwan, in a move likely to anger Beijing

1 month ago   |   By Post Gazette

The trip by Alex M. Azar II, a rare high-level U.S. visit, is being billed as an opportunity to highlight Taiwan's success in battling the coronavirus pandemic.
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