KMT presidential candidateshou yuyiOn the 18th, I visited the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), just across the bridge from Washington.peninsula) Washington headquarters, and was welcomed by AIT President Laura Rosenberger, who stayed for about an hour. Hou remained silent on whether he negotiated with the administrative department; In the afternoon, Hou Youyi went to Congress to meet three people in a row.Republican PartyAs a federal senator, the congressman said he used the opportunity to understand Hou’s views on the US-Taiwan partnership.
Hou Youyi arrived at AIT’s Washington headquarters at about 11:16 and walked out of AIT at 12:20 with a smile on his face. According to Huang Jiezheng, the representative of the Kuomintang in the United States, on his Facebook page, Hou Youyi and his party had lunch with the US representatives, but whether they had a meeting with the Biden administration, when the officials negotiated, Hou Youyi He only said, “We’ll talk about it when we have time.”
Journalists waiting outside the venue did not see any American officials or vehicles entering or exiting the event. As of press time, neither the White House National Security Council nor the State Department responded to whether they would send officials to meet with Hou Youyi. The defense said there was no such meeting that could be announced.
In the afternoon, Hou Youyi met with three federal Republican representatives, namely Pete Sessions of the Finance Committee, Mike Garcia of the Appropriations and Intelligence Committees, and Keith Self of the Foreign Affairs Committee; Among them, Garcia visited Taiwan in March this year, and Self visited Taipei in July. Before the talks ended, Self, Hou Youyi and their party took a group photo in front of the Congress office.
After the meeting, Garcia said he used the opportunity to understand Hou Youyi’s views on the US-Taiwan partnership.
Regarding security issues between Taiwan and the United States, Garcia said that the United States and Taiwan have a very important strategic partnership, and the United States must ensure that it does not stand up to Chinese President Xi Jinping’s occupation. Establish a meaningful preventive posture to suppress the thought. Taiwan.
Garcia said that on the basis of such a strategic partnership, the United States is committed to arms sales to Taiwan and is accelerating arms sales to ensure that Taiwan can establish meaningful self-defense; In addition, the US military must also improve its military capabilities and expand the Pentagon. Defense deployment to the region to enhance U.S. war preparedness in the Pacific.