The US does not have formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan, but it retains close defence ties. Photo: EPA

Pro-Taiwan independence group lobbies US to make symbolic change to name of island’s Washington ‘embassy’

Lobbying group says name of Taipei Representative Office should be changed to make it clear it represents whole island, but move would be certain to anger China

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The US does not have formal diplomatic relations with Taiwan, but it retains close defence ties. Photo: EPA
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