French Senator Alain Richard bumps elbows with a Taiwanese official on arrival at the Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan on Wednesday. Photo: AP French Senator Alain Richard bumps elbows with a Taiwanese official on arrival at the Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan on Wednesday. Photo: AP
French Senator Alain Richard bumps elbows with a Taiwanese official on arrival at the Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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Taiwan welcomes French Senate delegation ‘despite threats’ from Beijing

  • Five delegates from French Senate’s Taiwan Friendship Group expected to meet Taiwanese president to discuss closer cooperation between Taipei and Paris
  • Beijing has warned group chief Alain Richard not to engage in official exchanges with Taipei, fearing politicians from other European countries could follow

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French Senator Alain Richard bumps elbows with a Taiwanese official on arrival at the Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan on Wednesday. Photo: AP French Senator Alain Richard bumps elbows with a Taiwanese official on arrival at the Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan on Wednesday. Photo: AP
French Senator Alain Richard bumps elbows with a Taiwanese official on arrival at the Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan on Wednesday. Photo: AP
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