US senators Dan Sullivan, Tammy Duckworth and Chris Coons wave next to Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu and Brent Christensen, head the de facto US embassy. Photo: Reuters US senators Dan Sullivan, Tammy Duckworth and Chris Coons wave next to Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu and Brent Christensen, head the de facto US embassy. Photo: Reuters
US senators Dan Sullivan, Tammy Duckworth and Chris Coons wave next to Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu and Brent Christensen, head the de facto US embassy. Photo: Reuters

US promises to give Taiwan 750,000 doses of Covid-19 vaccine, but senators’ visit is likely to further anger Beijing

  • President Tsai Ing-wen thanks the bipartisan group for the ‘timely rain’ as the island fights an outbreak
  • The visit and vaccine pledge, as well as the senators’ use of a military plane, are all expected to further damage US-China relations

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US senators Dan Sullivan, Tammy Duckworth and Chris Coons wave next to Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu and Brent Christensen, head the de facto US embassy. Photo: Reuters US senators Dan Sullivan, Tammy Duckworth and Chris Coons wave next to Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu and Brent Christensen, head the de facto US embassy. Photo: Reuters
US senators Dan Sullivan, Tammy Duckworth and Chris Coons wave next to Taiwanese Foreign Minister Joseph Wu and Brent Christensen, head the de facto US embassy. Photo: Reuters
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