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European Parliament members to visit Taiwan
Central News Agency
2014-03-25 11:18 PM
Taipei, March 25 (CNA) Wolfgang Kreissl-Dorfler, vice chairman of the European Parliament-Taiwan Friendship Group, will lead a delegation to Taiwan March 25-29 at the invitation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, according to a ministry statement released Tuesday. The visit will be aimed at giving the delegation a better understanding of Taiwan's most recent political and economic developments, the statement said. The delegation members, who include David Martin, a member of the European Parliament's International Trade Committee, will also meet with representatives from the Legislative Yuan, the Ministry of National Defense and the Mainland Affairs Council. The European Parliament has commended Taiwan on its continued efforts to maintain peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific region, the ministry said. It has also praised Taiwan's participation in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) assembly, a United Nations specialized agency that promotes safe and efficient air travel, according to the ministry. (By Liu Li-jung and Jeffrey Wu)
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