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MEPs conclude Taiwan visit

A delegation of MEPs has concluded a high-profile visit to Taipei. At a press conference, the European politicians stressed that the trip was not a provocation towards Beijing. “We do not define our policy against anyone, but we support our friends and our principles,” said the head of delegation Raphaël Glucksmann. The Frenchman stressed that “more and more high-level partnerships and cooperation” between the European Union and Taipei could be expected in the coming months. Greek MEP Georgios Kyrtsos also said, “We are not provoking anyone. We are not against China; we are for Taiwan.” The delegation’s interest is in Taiwan’s economy and its role in the digital transformation, Kyrtsos said.

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