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State lifts restrictions on U.S. relations with Taiwan

January 11, 2021
The Trump administration will lift longstanding restrictions on relations with Taiwan, the State Department announced on Saturday, drawing a stern response from China. “Taiwan is a vibrant democracy and reliable partner of the United States, and yet for several decades the State Department has created complex internal restrictions to regulate our diplomats, servicemembers, and other officials’ interactions with their Taiwanese counterparts,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a statement. “The United States government took these actions unilaterally, in an...


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