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Tsai says Taiwan's global status has risen amid COVID pandemic

President again offers talks with China, albeit with conditions

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said Friday that cross-strait relations are no longer just an issue between Taipei and Beijing, but also an issue concerning the stability of global security.   © Reuters

TAIPEI -- Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen said in a New Year's speech that the island's global status has been lifted amid the COVID-19 pandemic, and cross-strait relations with Beijing are now an issue for the entire world.

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