Taiwan–USA Meeting – level 2

03-06-2019 15:00

Last month, Taiwanese and American officials met for the first time in 40 years. Taiwan’s Foreign Ministry confirmed the meeting. The ministry said that they discussed security.

China’s Foreign Ministry was not happy about the meeting. Taiwan is a country separate from China, but China sees it as its territory. The speaker for the Chinese ministry asked the USA not to talk to Taiwan. China’s Foreign Ministry asked the USA to act by the ‘one-China principle’.

Difficult words: official (a person who works for the government – the bosses of a country), confirm (say that something is true), separate (different, not part of China).

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