The U.S. Congressman introduced the “Taiwan Diplomatic Review Act”, which calls for the proper name of the representative office in the U.S. as the Taiwan Representative Office. Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that it will continue to monitor the follow-up progress of the bill.
In response to the “Taiwan Diplomatic Review Act” introduced by the U.S. Congressman, requesting the proper name of the representative office in the United States as the Taiwan Representative Office, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on the 29th that it will continue to pay attention to the follow-up progress of the bill and maintain close contact with friends in the U.S. Congress and the executive branch to steadily deepen the substantive partnership between Taiwan and the United States.
U.S. Representatives introduced the “Taiwan Diplomatic Review Act” on the 28th, the bill requires the proper name of the “Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States” as the “Taiwan Representative Office”, and requires the Director of the American Institute in Taiwan The bill would require the Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) to be confirmed by the Senate and create a special visa for Taiwan officials in the United States to strengthen bilateral relations.
The bill is co-sponsored by Democratic U.S. Rep. Brad Sherman and Republican U.S. Rep. Steve Chabot. Representatives Gerry Connolly, Mario Diaz-Balart, Albio Sires and Ken Buck have co-sponsored the bill.
According to Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the U.S. Congress has long expressed positive and friendly positions on important issues in Taiwan-U.S. relations through legislation and other means. Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs thanks members of the U.S. Congress from both sides of the aisle for their actions in support of Taiwan.