A US delegation including members of Congress arrived in Taiwan for a visit

The US delegation is led by Senator Ed Markey. Markey chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific and International Cybersecurity.

Also present is Representative John Garamendi of the Congressional Task Force on Nuclear Weapons and Arms Control. plus 5 other members of Congress.

Will meet Taiwanese President Tsai.

A US statement:

“Especially at a time when China is increasing tensions in the Taiwan Strait and the region with military exercises, Markey leading a delegation to Taiwan once again demonstrates the strong support of the United States Congress for Taiwan. ”

Chinese Embassy in Washington:

“members of the United States Congress should act in accordance with the US government’s one-China policy” and argued that the latest Congressional visit “proves once again that the United States does not want to see stability in across the Taiwan Strait and have spared no effort to stir up confrontation between the two sides and interfere in China’s internal affairs.”

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