For The First Time In 42 Years A U.S. Ambassador Visits Taiwan

Taiwan News: US ambassador visits Taiwan for 1st time in 42 years
Hennessey-Niland 1st American ambassador to visit Taiwan since severing of diplomatic ties
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan on Sunday (March 28) saw the arrival of the first sitting U.S. ambassador since diplomatic ties between the countries were severed 42 years ago.
On Sunday, Palauan President Surangel Whipps Jr. arrived to kick off a new travel bubble between Taiwan and Palau, with the first flight slated for Thursday (April 1).
Joining Whipps' delegation is Ambassador to Palau John Hennessey-Niland, the first U.S. ambassador to visit Taiwan in an official capacity since former President Jimmy Carter cut ties with Taipei in favor of Beijing in 1979.
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WNU Editor: I did not expect this ambassadorial visit. And I suspect that China is taken aback with this visit. Their reaction to condemn this visit has certainly been quick …. US Palau envoy’s trip to Taiwan prompts ‘red line’ warning from China (SCMP). More here …. US diplomat's Taiwan visit shows Biden continues with Trump's tactic, hollows out US 'one-China policy': experts (Global Times), and here …. China warns US over ‘red line’ after American ambassador makes first Taiwan visit for 42 years (The Independent).
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Palau president visits Taiwan despite Chinese pressure — AP
US envoy joins Palau delegation in official visit to Taiwan — The Times
US sends ambassador to join Palau leader on Taiwan visit — Economic Times
American envoy keen for Taiwan-Palau-US cooperation, despite Beijing’s protests — SCMPOriginal Article

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