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U.S. health chief offers Taiwan 'strong' support

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U.S. health chief offers Taiwan 'strong' support

U.S. health chief offers Taiwan 'strong' support

U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar offered President Donald Trump's strong support for democratic Taiwan on Monday, telling President Tsai Ing-wen that her government's response to the coronavirus pandemic had been among the world's best.

Gloria Tso reports.


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