US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar pays his respects to the late former Taiwanese president Lee Teng-hui at a memorial set up at the Taipei Guest House in Taipei on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar pays his respects to the late former Taiwanese president Lee Teng-hui at a memorial set up at the Taipei Guest House in Taipei on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar pays his respects to the late former Taiwanese president Lee Teng-hui at a memorial set up at the Taipei Guest House in Taipei on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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US-China relations: Azar salutes late Taiwanese leader Lee Teng-hui

  • Azar visits shrine and praises Lee’s role in Taiwan’s transition to democracy
  • US official says Washington sees the island as ‘our friend and our partner across security, economic and healthcare issues’

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US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar pays his respects to the late former Taiwanese president Lee Teng-hui at a memorial set up at the Taipei Guest House in Taipei on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar pays his respects to the late former Taiwanese president Lee Teng-hui at a memorial set up at the Taipei Guest House in Taipei on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
US Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar pays his respects to the late former Taiwanese president Lee Teng-hui at a memorial set up at the Taipei Guest House in Taipei on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters
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