Japanese Foreign Minister Toshiaki Mogi said that although Taiwan’s domestic vaccine will be available in July, there may not be enough vaccine before then, so he will also give good consideration to providing the vaccine to Taiwan. The picture was posted on Facebook on the 28th by the Executive President of the Republic of China, Su Zhenchang, that the vaccine was on board and ready to be shipped to Taiwan. (Screenshot from Su’s Facebook page)
Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimichi Mogi said on May 28 that Japan will study the program to support Taiwan’s vaccine. In response, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China said that Japan gives full play to the precious friendship of the afflicted and looks forward to strengthening cooperation with the Japanese side in preventing the epidemic and jointly curbing its spread.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China said on the evening of 28th that Japanese Foreign Minister Toshichika Mogi mentioned at a press conference on 28th that Taiwan donated to Japan during the 311 Tohoku earthquake, and now when Taiwan is facing a shortage of vaccines, the Japanese side is seriously considering a support program. To the Japanese side of the friendly initiative, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed sincere welcome and thanks.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that the Wuhan pneumonia (CCP) epidemic is ravaging the world and poses a major threat to countries around the world, and the Ministry is working with the central epidemic command center to actively seek assistance from like-minded countries to obtain vaccines. While Japan is facing its own serious epidemic, it still took the initiative to express its warm concern and willingness to provide assistance to Taiwan, giving full play to the precious friendship of seeing true love in times of trouble.
“The Japanese side’s friendly talk also once again highlights the close and strong friendship between Taiwan and Japan, and the people of Taiwan are greatly encouraged and warmed by it.” The Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressed its heartfelt gratitude on behalf of the government and people of the Republic of China.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that Taiwan and Japan are a community of destiny, and that both sides have been able to extend assistance to each other whenever natural disasters occur, developing a deep and solid friendship and establishing a model of mutual support.
During the 26th World Health Assembly (WHA), Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, Chief Cabinet Secretary Kato Katsushin, Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare Tamura Kenshu and Foreign Minister Mogi Toshichou spoke for Taiwan and supported Taiwan’s participation in the WHA, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs is grateful for the Japanese support.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that Taiwan and Japan share the universal values of freedom, democracy and human rights, and are close partners and important friends at all levels. The Republic of China will continue to deepen exchanges and cooperation between Taiwan and Japan on the basis of the existing friendship, and steadily develop a mutually beneficial partnership between the two sides, and looks forward to strengthening cooperation with Japan on public health and epidemic prevention, in a joint effort to stop the spread of the epidemic.
Taiwan’s Central Epidemic Command Center expressed its gratitude to the Japanese government for its willingness to provide COVID-19 (Chinese Communist Virus) vaccine to help in the difficult time of the epidemic in Taiwan.
The command center pointed out that, in view of the epidemic situation in Taiwan is still serious, in the domestic COVID-19 (Chinese communist virus) vaccine window, if the Japanese government is willing to immediately lend a helping hand, Taiwan will certainly also feel very warm, but related matters are respected by the Japanese government’s discussions and arrangements, but also hope to proceed with follow-up operations as soon as possible.