During the visit, the two sides discussed “US-Taiwan relations, regional security, trade and investment, global supply chains, climate change and other issues of mutual interest,” the American Institute in Taiwan said.
Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs hailed the visit as evidence of good US-Taiwan relations, proving that despite the tensions caused by China, “such friendship is not afraid of China’s threats and intimidation”.
The exercise, which began soon after Pelosi’s visit in early August, wrapped up this week.
Taiwan accused China of using Pelosi’s visit as a pretext to begin exercises that would allow it to practice invading the island.
Taiwan and mainland China are governed separately, since in 1949 the Nationalist government of the Republic of China, defeated in the civil war, took refuge on this island, while the People’s Republic of China was proclaimed in the communist-occupied mainland China, which considers Taiwan a part of its territory.
Democratic Taiwan lives under the constant threat of Chinese invasion.
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