US-China relations: Azar salutes late Taiwanese leader Lee Teng-hui

//US-China relations: Azar salutes late Taiwanese leader Lee Teng-hui

US-China relations: Azar salutes late Taiwanese leader Lee Teng-hui

A US cabinet member visited a shrine to Taiwan’s late president, Lee Teng-hui, on Wednesday, praising his role in steering the island’s transition to democracy, as he capped a historic trip to the island that has riled Beijing.Health chief Alex Azar is on a three-day visit to Taiwan that Washington has billed as its highest-level delegation since the US switched diplomatic recognition to mainland China in 1979.His visit comes as US-China relations plunge to historic lows with the two powers…

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