Francois de Rugy (centre), a member of the French National Assembly, arrives at  Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
Francois de Rugy (centre), a member of the French National Assembly, arrives at Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan on Wednesday. Photo: AFP

French lawmakers arrive in Taiwan for a five-day visit in a sign of growing Western support

  • Members of the French National Assembly will meet President Tsai Ing-wen and other top officials in the second visit by a French delegation this year
  • It comes as the Taiwanese defence minister warns that military tensions across the strait are at their highest in four decades

Topic |   China-EU relations
Francois de Rugy (centre), a member of the French National Assembly, arrives at  Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
Francois de Rugy (centre), a member of the French National Assembly, arrives at Taoyuan International Airport in Taiwan on Wednesday. Photo: AFP
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