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US Congress proposes UN bid support

BACKING THE BID The representatives co-sponsoring the resolution include some of Taiwan's biggest supporters such as Scott Garrett, Tom Tancredo and Steve Chabot

By Charles Snyder  /  STAFF REPORTER IN WASHINGTON

"We appreciate the support of the US lawmakers for Taiwan to seek UN membership using the name `Taiwan' and we hope that the [Bush] administration will hear their voices," acting spokeswoman Phoebe Yeh said. "The UN membership bid meets the expectations of all Taiwanese people and this will not change the `status quo.' We hope to gain more support from the international community despite China's suppression."

Additional reporting by AFP

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