Taoyuan Mayor Zhang Shanzheng attended the event today.

(Photo by reporter Chen Enhui)

[Reporter Zheng Shuting/Taoyuan Report] Foreign Minister Wu Zhaoxie announced today that Taiwan and the Republic of Honduras have severed diplomatic relations. Regarding this, Taoyuan Mayor Zhang Shanzheng expressed "regret" when asked about this matter, and emphasized that Taoyuan City will actively expand urban diplomacy.

Zhang Shanzheng said that the friendship between Honduras and Taiwan has lasted for 82 years, but the long-term friendship has come to the end of diplomatic relations, which is regrettable. It is an indisputable fact that Taiwan's international situation has become more difficult in recent years. Taoyuan City will actively Expand the space for urban diplomacy and speak out for Taiwan together.