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Washington, D.C. – Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued this statement on the elections in Taiwan:
“Last weekend, the people of Taiwan cast their ballots for liberty, human dignity and democratic government. All freedom-loving people have been inspired by the courage of the millions of Taiwanese who proudly reaffirmed their commitment to a free, open and democratic society.
“On behalf of the United States House of Representatives, I congratulate Dr. Tsai Ing-wen and the Taiwanese people on this momentous election. The United States looks forward to further strengthening our firm partnership and friendship with Taiwan, as we work together to defend human rights and dignity in the region and throughout the world.”
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