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Taiwan important to US: Burghardt

TRANSFORMATION:The US’ main policy is to support the ability of Taiwanese to determine their own fate, free from intimidation and coercion, the AIT chairman said

By William Lowther  /  Staff reporter in Washington

He also said that Taiwanese officials will be in Washington next week for high-level talks and that the US is also undertaking preparatory works ahead of another round of negotiations of the US-led Trade and Investment Framework Agreement, which is to be held in the second half of this year.

According to sources, the high-level talks that Burghardt mentioned refer to talks known in defense circles as the “Monterey Talks.”

Additional reporting by Nadia Tsao

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