US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is set to arrive in Taiwan on Sunday. Photo: APUS Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is set to arrive in Taiwan on Sunday. Photo: AP
US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is set to arrive in Taiwan on Sunday. Photo: AP

US-China relations: is Azar’s visit to Taiwan a sign of Washington’s disregard for Beijing?

  • US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is set to lead a delegation to Taipei on Sunday, but observers say his trip is unlikely to herald the re-establishment of diplomatic ties
  • Beijing expected to tolerate the visit, unless Azar uses it as a platform to attack mainland China, academic says

Topic |   Taiwan
US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is set to arrive in Taiwan on Sunday. Photo: APUS Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is set to arrive in Taiwan on Sunday. Photo: AP
US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is set to arrive in Taiwan on Sunday. Photo: AP
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