McCarthy, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, will meet with President Tsai Ing-wen at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Los Angeles.
(Agence France-Presse, data photo, synthesized by this newspaper)
[Reporter Chen Yun/Taipei Report] President Tsai Ing-wen is expected to have face-to-face exchanges with Speaker of the US House of Representatives McCarthy and cross-party congressmen at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Los Angeles at 10 am Western Time on the 5th (1:00 am Taipei Time 6th) .
Zhang Dunhan, Deputy Secretary-General of the Presidential Palace, said in an interview that after the "McCai meeting", the two will make public speeches respectively. This time, it is a rare opportunity to communicate face-to-face with Speaker McCarthy. , I believe that the friendship of democratic partners will be as hot as the weather in California, and the light of democracy and freedom will shine as brightly as the sunshine in California.
President Tsai's "Partners for Democracy and Common Prosperity Journey" arrived in Los Angeles earlier. Zhang Dunhan explained the itinerary of President Tsai's upcoming meeting with McCarthy and other related itineraries before the flight landed.
President Tsai will arrive at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in the morning and have a closed-door meeting with McCarthy. Cross-party members of the U.S. House of Representatives will also participate. After the meeting ends at noon, Tsai Ing-wen and McCarthy will make public speeches respectively, followed by a luncheon.
Zhang Dunhan said that the relevant activities are expected to last until 1:30 p.m., and the content should be quite rich. Through this face-to-face communication with Speaker McCarthy and the cross-party congressmen of the United States, I believe that the friendship between democratic partners will be as hot as the weather in California. Democracy and freedom The light will shine like the sunshine in California; in addition, President Tsai will also attend the local overseas Chinese banquet at 7:00 pm tomorrow night.
When asked about the past presidents who visited the United States, they mostly communicated with American leaders by phone or video. Is this the first time they have met face-to-face?
Zhang Dunhan said that it is natural for the president of the Republic of China to transit the United States, and it has been a practice in the past. Indeed, when the president of the Republic of China transits the border, he will interact with American public opinion leaders or members of Congress, sometimes by phone. This time we have the opportunity to meet with McCarthy in the United States. It is indeed a rare opportunity for the speaker to communicate face-to-face. "We are all seeking solid diplomacy in a steady state."