Taiwan welcomes planned visit by French senators in October

//Taiwan welcomes planned visit by French senators in October

Taiwan welcomes planned visit by French senators in October

Taiwan has welcomed a planned visit by French senators next month that is set to go ahead despite opposition from Beijing.Senator Alain Richard, a former defence minister, is expected to lead a delegation to Taiwan from October 4 to 11. The trip is certain to irk Beijing, which claims the self-governed island as part of its territory and has warned Richard not to engage in official exchanges with Taipei, fearing politicians from other European countries could follow suit.Richard, head of the…

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