The UN annual general assembly meets later this month. Photo: Bloomberg The UN annual general assembly meets later this month. Photo: Bloomberg
The UN annual general assembly meets later this month. Photo: Bloomberg
Taiwan

Taiwan seeks to rally support for bid to take part in the United Nations

  • Taipei was ousted in favour of Beijing in 1971, but hopes it is gaining more international support for inclusion in the global body
  • The effort will provoke a strong reaction from mainland China, which is adamant that the island is part of its territory

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The UN annual general assembly meets later this month. Photo: Bloomberg The UN annual general assembly meets later this month. Photo: Bloomberg
The UN annual general assembly meets later this month. Photo: Bloomberg

Corrected [3:05pm, 6 Sep, 2021]

  • [3:05pm, 6 Sep, 2021]

    An earlier version of this story reported that Taiwan was seeking to return to the United Nations. It is seeking to take part in the organisation.

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