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International relations

US cancels UN envoy's trip to Taiwan citing Biden transition

Taipei expresses 'understanding and respect' but also regret

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft speaks during a news conference in Washington in September 2020.    © Reuters

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- A cancellation of all travel by the U.S. State Department this week includes a planned visit to Taiwan by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft, a State Department spokeswoman said on Tuesday.

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