Kuomintangpresidential candidatehou yuyiToday he went for discussions with the American think tank Heritage Foundation. During the meeting, he said Taiwan is an important member of the Indo-Pacific region and is willing to be a “responsible stakeholder”. , Taiwan will not become a troublemaker and will play a good role in promoting peace. “Risk mitigator” and “risk mitigator”.
Kong Mingshang, a scholar who attended the meeting, said in an interview after the meeting that he does not think Taiwan is the most dangerous place in the world, but Taiwan is indeed facing serious threats from mainland China, and the US and Taiwan. Both governments are very conscious of these dangers.
Hou Youyi continued his visit to Washington today. He first went to the American think tank The Heritage Foundation for discussion. This was also the fourth think tank discussion that Hou Youyi participated in during his visit to the United States. Participants included Jeff Smith, director of the Heritage Foundation’s Asia Research Centre, Asia Research Center researcher Michael Cunningham, and senior policy advisor Brian Burak.
Hou Youyi said during the discussion that defending freedom and protecting the people are the common beliefs and missions of both Taiwan and the United States. They will continue to work with international friends who share the same philosophy to safeguard peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait. Carry forward Taiwan’s democracy and independence from generation to generation.
Hou Youyi also said that the purpose of this visit to the United States is to convince American friends that Taiwan is an important member of the Indo-Pacific region and is willing to become a “responsible stakeholder, that is, Taiwan will not become a troublemaker,” Will play the role of “peace promoter” and “risk reducer”.
Hou Youyi stressed that economic development and high-tech industries, including semiconductors, are the lifeblood of Taiwan’s survival. The two sides of the Taiwan Strait should strengthen dialogue and enhance functional interaction to reduce the risk of conflict, but this will not affect Taiwan. Survival.BeijingThe intention is to have unrealistic thoughts. Only by keeping Taiwan away from war and allowing peace across the Taiwan Strait can it contribute to regional stability and prosperity, that is, “stability across the Taiwan Strait, security in Taiwan, and peace of mind in the world.”
Hou Youyi’s campaign office said through a press release that in recent years, the international community is concerned that Taiwan may become the next flashpoint in a world war, and even regarded Taiwan as the most dangerous place on earth. Also mentioned in. During this closed-door meeting, both sides discussed relevant issues. Exchanged views on topics.
Kong Mingshang was interviewed after the meeting and reported that many issues were discussed in a very concrete manner. Since it was a closed-door meeting, he could not disclose details. However, the experts and scholars attending the meeting asked many very difficult questions, and Hou Youyi answered them all, including how to view Taiwan, the outlook for Taiwan if elected, etc. also made everyone better. Gave understanding. Hou Youyi has been very clear about how the United States views its relations with Taiwan, and the dire situation Taiwan is in at the moment.
Kong Mingshang also said that everyone has a deep understanding of Hou Youyi’s article in the “Journal of Foreign Affairs”, which is a very good article. He believed that this conversation helped everyone better understand some of the issues and situations facing Hou Youyi and the Kuomintang, and he looked forward to continuing the conversation.