Blackburn Meets With Taiwan President, Foreign Minister, And Delivers Remarks

August 26, 2022

TAIPEI, TAIWAN – U.S. Senator Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, met with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen at the Presidential Office in Taipei. Senator Blackburn also met with Foreign Minister Joseph Wu at the Taipei Guest House and then Wellington Koo, Secretary General of Taiwan's National Security Council. Later, Senator Blackburn delivered remarks at Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) Institute of Diplomacy and International Affairs (IDIA) and met with the American Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan.

“The United States and Taiwan have a strong partnership, and I appreciate President Tsai’s leadership. Now more than ever, we cannot let Communist China dictate who can visit or support our freedom-loving partner,” said Senator Blackburn. “My visit to Taiwan is an important step to ensuring the Indo-Pacific Region’s continued success against the New Axis of Evil. In Congress, I am helping to lead the effort to increase military support to Taiwan and strengthen security for Pacific Island nations. The White House needs to follow suit by ensuring that the CCP cannot accomplish their goal of regional isolation. I will not be silenced by Communist China, and I will not stop fighting for global freedom.”

Senator Blackburn Met With President Tsai Ing-wen
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Senator Blackburn Met With Foreign Minister Joseph Wu
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Senator Blackburn Delivered Live Remarks From Taipei
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