U.S. Senators Introduce Legislation To Increase Taiwan’s Participation In International Organizations, Including WHO

Taiwan News: U.S. Senators introduce ‘Taiwan International Participation Act’ of 2018
“Republican Senator Cory Gardner of Colorado, and Democrat Senator Edward J. Markey [of Massachusetts] announced a new legislative act on Friday May 25 entitled the ‘Taiwan International Participation Act of 2018’ (TIPA) that will be heading to the U.S. Senate. … The act aims to see Taiwan gain access to, and be able to participate in organizations such as the Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol), and the World Health Organization (WHO), which recently excluded Taiwan from the annual World Health Assembly at the behest of China…” (DeAeth, 5/26).

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