August 19, 2018

U.S. unveils new de-facto ‘embassy’ in Taiwan

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The Communist media complex, pundits, Progressives and NeverTrumpers spent the past 72 hours distracting the world and castigating President Donald J. Trump for standing up to and destroying the credit cards belonging to leaders of the global world order at this weekend’s G-7 Summit in Canada.

The same new world order propagandists along with former government officials who pushed these tariffs over the interest of Americans viciously denigrated the President leading up to and after Tuesday’s Trump-Kim Summit in Singapore.  Yet, the Trump administration rolled on.

Several hours ago, the United States orchestrated the unveiling of a new de facto embassy in Taipei City, Taiwan. The formal unveiling of the embassy comes at a time when ties are strained between Taiwan and China. Translation: China is not thrilled.

South China Morning Post by Lawrence Chung

A dedication ceremony for the US$250 million four-storey office compound was attended on Tuesday morning by senior officials from Taiwan and the US, including the island’s President Tsai Ing-wen.
The new base for the American Institute in Taiwan is said to be the strongest and most secure structure ever built on the island, made with blast-proof materials over nearly 10 years.

Marie Royce, assistant secretary of state for educational and cultural affairs, was one of the representatives for the US government, with many officials accompanying US President Donald Trump for his summit in Singapore with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un.

“It represents much more than steel and glass and concrete,” Royce said at the ceremony. “The new office complex is a symbol of the strength and vibrancy of the US-Taiwan partnership in the 21st century”[…]

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Taiwan Today

The American Institute in Taiwan’s new office complex was inaugurated June 12 in Taipei City’s Neihu District, marking a historic milestone in Taiwan-U.S. relations.

High-ranking dignitaries from both sides attended the celebration including President Tsai Ing-wen, Premier Lai Ching-te, Minister of Foreign Affairs Jaushieh Joseph Wu, AIT Chairman James Moriarty, AIT Director Kin Moy and Marie Royce, U.S. assistant secretary of state for education and cultural affairs.

Other U.S. officials visiting for the event are Rep. Gregg Harper, co-chair of the Congressional Taiwan Caucus, and William Moser, acting director of the Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations.

In her address, Tsai described the occasion as a celebration of the people, history and robust connections between the two sides. “It is a reaffirmation of our shared values, interests and commitment to this vital partnership,” she said[…]

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See also:

https://www.ait.org.tw/remarks-by-chairman-james-moriarty-at-the-dedication-ceremony-of-the-american-institute-in-taiwan-aits-new-office-complex/

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