US-China relations: Azar’s visit to Taiwan was designed to not upset Beijing, observers say

//US-China relations: Azar’s visit to Taiwan was designed to not upset Beijing, observers say

US-China relations: Azar’s visit to Taiwan was designed to not upset Beijing, observers say

The recent visit to Taiwan by US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar was carefully managed not to cause unnecessary upset to Beijing, while still showing Washington’s support for the self-ruled island amid growing US-China tensions, observers said.Despite the timing of the trip, and the fact Azar is the highest-ranked official to visit since 1979, Wang Kung-yi, a political-science professor at Chinese Culture University in Taipei, said the US was not looking to start a fight…

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