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Six US Congress members arrive in Taiwan

Will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen to discuss topics of U.S.-Taiwan cooperation, threat posed by China

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(MOFA photo)

(MOFA photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A delegation including six members of U.S. Congress led by Senator Lindsey Graham, who serves as Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on the Budget, arrived at Songshan Airport at 7:40 p.m. on Thursday (April 14).

They were greeted by Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) at the airport. The delegation will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to discuss U.S.-Taiwan cooperation, the threat posed by China, and regional security, CNA reported.

The delegation included Senator Robert Menendez, Richard Burr, Robert Portman, Ben Sasse, and Ronny Jackson.

In addition to meeting with Tsai and attending a banquet hosted by Wu, the delegation will stay in Taiwan on Thursday and Friday. During this time they will meet with Minister of National Defense Chiu Kuo-cheng (邱國正) and other government officials to discuss U.S.-Taiwan relations and other important topics.
Six US Congress members arrive in Taiwan
(Taiwan Presidential Office photo)


Updated : 2022-05-17 02:28 GMT+08:00