Taiwan–USA Meeting – level 1

03-06-2019 15:00

Taiwanese and American officials meet. It is the first USA–Taiwan meeting in 40 years. Taiwan says that security is discussed at the meeting.

China is not happy about the meeting. It does not see Taiwan as a separate country. It sees Taiwan as its territory. Taiwan feels differently. China asks the USA not to talk to Taiwan.

Difficult words: official (a person who works for the government – the bosses of a country), security (safety – how safe a country is, usually safe from other countries), separate (different from, not part of China).

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