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Taiwanese Vice Premier Cheng Wen-tsan visits Japan, meets Liberal Democratic Party leaders

Tokyo [Japan], June 30 (ANI): Taiwanese Vice Premier Cheng Wen-tsan visited Japan this week to carry a gathering with Japanese lawmakers, Nikkei Asia reported. During his go to, Cheng Wen-tsan on Wednesday met Japan’s ruling Liberal Democratic Party’s Secretary-General Toshimitsu Motegi.

Cheng Wen-tsan is Taiwan’s first sitting Vice Premier to journey to Japan in 29 years, Nikkei Asia reported citing Taiwanese media. His go to to Japan seems to point Tokyo’s hope for deeper ties with Taipei. Japan severed formal diplomatic ties with Taiwan in 1972 when it normalized relations with China.

During the talks on Wednesday, Cheng Wen-tsan stated that Japan and Taiwan had a really shut financial and commerce relationship. He famous that the 2 nations confronted shared geopolitical challenges. He additionally spoke a couple of chip plant being made by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co in Japan’s Kumamoto prefecture, Nikkei Asia reported.

Cheng Wen-tsan stated that Taiwan, Japan and the US are developing a semiconductor ecosystem that might assist create extra superior know-how. Meanwhile, Toshimitsu Motegi referred to as Taiwan an “extremely important partner” and “friend to Japan with shared values like freedom, democracy, human rights and the rule of law.”Motegi expressed hope that the ties between Japan and Taiwan will “continue to develop further.” On Monday, Cheng Wen-tsan held a gathering with LDP Vice President Taro Aso and Japanese lawmaker Keisuke Suzuki, who leads the LDP venture staff on Taiwan’s coverage.

Taking to his Facebook, Taiwan’s Vice Premier famous that they held in-depth discussions on financial exchanges, commerce, industrial cooperation and different efforts to strengthen the ties between the 2 nations, in accordance with Nikkei Asia report. Taiwanese officers have additionally referred to as on Taro Aso about making a doable go to to Taiwan in August.

Earlier in December, LDP coverage chief Koichi Hagiuda visited Taiwan. Hagiuda turned the primary member of the occasion’s management to take action in 19 years. Furthermore, a bunch of lawmakers from Japan and Taiwan plan to satisfy in Okinawa’s Yonaguni Island on July 4, Nikkei Asia reported.

As per the news report, Taiwan intends to arrange common ferry companies between Yilan County and Yonaguni, which is the westernmost island of Japan. Meanwhile, Japanese leaders from the opposition have additionally introduced plans to journey to Taiwan in July. (ANI)