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U.S. lifts self-imposed restrictions on Taiwan relationship

Christian Fernsby |
The U.S. has lifted self-imposed restrictions on executive branch agencies’ interactions with counterparts from Taiwan, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced.

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Topics: U.S.    TAIWAN   

“This action will benefit both of our great democracies,” Pompeo said on Twitter alongside a statement announcing the move.

He said the U.S. maintains relationships with unofficial partners around the world, and Taiwan is no exception.

"Today’s statement recognizes that the U.S.-Taiwan relationship need not, and should not, be shackled by self-imposed restrictions of our permanent bureaucracy," he said in the statement.


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