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Taiwan will continue to cooperate with new U.S. administration

ROC Central News Agency

2016/12/08 20:04:56

Taipei, Dec. 8 (CNA) Premier Lin Chuan (林全) said on Thursday that the government will continue to cooperate with United States President-elect Donald Trump's administration in the areas of trade, economics, security and others, based on existing bilateral relations, according to a press release issued by the Cabinet.

Speaking at a meeting with members of a delegation from the National Committee on American Foreign Policy (NCAFP), a U.S. nonprofit, nonpartisan activist organization dedicated to the resolution of conflicts that threaten U.S. interests, Lin said the development of Taiwan-U.S. relations has strong bipartisan support in the U.S.

Lin was quoted as saying "we will closely cooperate with the new U.S. administration and seek to further deepen bilateral ties."

The premier also expressed the hope that the U.S. will continue to help Taiwan in its efforts to participate in international organizations.

During the meeting, Lin exchanged opinions with his guests on a wide range of topics, including Taiwan's policies on foreign affairs, cross-strait relations and industrial development, the statement indicated.

The NCAFP delegation, headed by the organization's president Rosemary DiCarlo, is currently visiting Taiwan.

(By Tai Ya-chen and Romulo Huang)

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