The US State Department has issued new, вЂњmore liberalвЂќ rules for contacts with representatives of Taiwan, which encourage interaction and reflect the вЂњdeepening of informal relationsвЂќ between Washington and the island.
вЂњThe State Department has issued new rules for U.S. government contacts with counterparts in Taiwan to encourage U.S. government engagement with Taiwan, which reflects the deepening of our informal relationship,вЂќ the State Department said in a statement.
The head of the press service of the State Department, Ned Price, explained this statement.
вЂњThis new guidance makes the rules for dealing with Taiwan more liberal, in line with our informal relations, and also brings clarity within the executive branch of government on how we apply our oneвЂ”China policy,вЂќ Price said.
Earlier it was reported that the aircraft carrier group of the DPRK army conducted exercises near Taiwan.