The president of the Pacific island nation of Palau was visiting Taiwan on Tuesday together with the U.S. ambassador to his nation, a present of solidarity as China will increase diplomatic, financial and navy stress on Taiwan.
Palau President Surangel Whipps was scheduled to fulfill Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen throughout his go to Tuesday.
The presence of the U.S. ambassador to Palau, John Hennessey-Niland, was an additional signal of Washington’s assist for Taiwan, regardless of the shortage of formal diplomatic relations between the 2.
China claims Taiwan as its personal territory to be introduced beneath Beijing’s management by pressure if deemed obligatory and it has labored to worldwide isolate the island.
China has banned its residents from visiting Palau, however Taiwan has responded by introducing a journey bubble between the 2 that can enable guests to keep away from being quarantined.