Taiwan, Freedom and Democracy

As the Russia-Ukraine war continues, the crisis in the Taiwan Strait is getting more serious. Lindsey Graham, the Republican chief congressman of the US Senate Budget Committee, led a delegation to visit Taiwan on a US military aircraft. On the morning of the 15th, the delegation met with the President Tsai Ing-wen at the Presidential Palace, and Graham emphasized that the United States will actively respond to China’s increasingly provocative actions against Taiwan, adding that “to abandon Taiwan would be to abandon freedom and democracy.”

The members of the delegation include: Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee; Richard Burr (R-NC), Republican Chief Senator of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee; Robert Portman (R-OH), Republican Chief Senator of the Homeland Security Committee. U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE); U.S. Representative Ronny Jackson (R-TX), a total of six members of Congress.

Graham delivered a speech at the Taiwan Presidential Palace in the morning, saying that there are many differences of opinion between the two parties in the U.S. political circle, but our two parties came to Taiwan together, and we are united. On the occasion of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Taiwan, which is facing the threat of Communist China, making the United States unprecedented united in its attitude towards Taiwan. When the Communist China becomes more provocative against Taiwan, how should the United States respond? We believe if we cherish everything we love, we will definitely respond positively to it. He emphasized that abandoning Taiwan would be abandoning freedom and democracy, and it would be abandoning free trade. This is a very significant regret for all of humanity.

Graham also mentioned the contrasting reactions between the Communist China’s Government and the people of Taiwan in the Ukraine’s situation, and that it was time to make them pay a heavier price for what the Communist China has done to the world.

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