American Institute in Taiwan Official Meets with Taiwanese President

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen met with American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chair Laura Rosenberger and expressed thanks for the continued support of Taiwan and stronger security cooperation today, April 2nd.

Tsai noted the 45th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act and how U.S.-Taiwanese support has grown through bipartisan congressional support.

President Tsai also wished to cooperate with the U.S. and other democratically run nations, ensuring peace and prosperity. She also looked forward to collaborating on supply chain flow, information security, and economics, saying that with the help of Rosenberger, relations would prove more “fruitful.”

Rosenberger stated that relations between the U.S. and Taiwan have improved since the presidential elections in January. She continued, saying both nations have worked hard in the last eight years to further strengthen their relationship with economic security and people-to-people exchanges.

The AIT chair also expressed that peace and stability are crucial to the shared interests of the U.S. and Taiwan. American commitment to Taiwan is “steadfast, principled, and bipartisan,”  expressing that Taiwan is expected to continue the status quo.