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Nauru welcomes Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen

Tsai was greeted by Republic of China Ambassador to Nauru Chow Chin-fa and Nauruan officials, including Education Minister Charmaine Scotty and Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Michael Aroi, at the Nauru airport.

During her stay before she leaves for the Marshall Islands on March 26, Tsai will hold talks with President Baron Divavesi Waqa, address the parliament and witness the signing of a sea patrol cooperation accord between the two countries.

Taiwan's President Tsai to address Nauru Parliament

President Tsai will leave Taiwan on 21 March 21 and is scheduled to arrive in Nauru on 24 March.

Noting that President Tsai led a delegation to visit the Marshall Islands, Tuvalu, and the Solomon Islands in 2017, dubbed "Sustainable Austronesia, Working Together for a Better Future—2017 State Visits to Pacific Allies," Deputy Foreign Minister Hsu Szu-chien stated that the president has wanted to once again visit the leaders of their Pacific allies for some time in response to their numerous invitations.

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It is his first visit to his father's homeland as President of the United States.