For the past 11 years, State Department officials have attended the US-Taiwan Business Council’s annual defence industry conference, without making speeches. Photo: AFP
For the past 11 years, State Department officials have attended the US-Taiwan Business Council’s annual defence industry conference, without making speeches. Photo: AFP
Taiwan

Washington sends arms sales official to US-Taiwan military event

  • Speech by Laura Cressey is first by a State Department representative at annual conference since 2011
  • Her attendance coincides with a push by US senators for US$6.5 billion in military aid for the island

For the past 11 years, State Department officials have attended the US-Taiwan Business Council’s annual defence industry conference, without making speeches. Photo: AFP
For the past 11 years, State Department officials have attended the US-Taiwan Business Council’s annual defence industry conference, without making speeches. Photo: AFP
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