President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) yesterday offered an apology to US President George W. Bush and the US Congress for the legislature's procrastination on the arms procurement bill. The bill, which was approved by Bush two-and-a-half years ago, has been blocked at the legislature's Procedure Committee by the opposition pan-blue coalition. Extending his apology to the Bush administration and the US Congress, Chen said he expected the bill to be passed in this legislative session. "I hope the arms procurement bill and other livelihood bills can now be passed in the legislature," he said when receiving representatives from the US Republican Party at the Presidential Office.
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Taiwan Quick Take: Chen apologizes to Bush
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