President Tsai talks to UN envoy Kelly Craft in video conference

Photo courtesy of the Presidential Office

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Craft conducted a video conference on Thursday after Craft’s trip cancellation.

In the conference, Tsai thanked the U.S. and Craft’s support for Taiwan and expressed regret over the untimely cancellation of the previously set trip to Taiwan.

Tsai added that Taiwan has the ability and determination to contribute to the international community and will continue participating in UN-related events and meetings.

Tsai hopes that, in this way, the world can know Taiwan as an invaluable partner. 

The president also remarked that she looks forward to meeting Craft in person in the future and assured the ambassador that should she come to Taiwan, she would fall in love with its beauty, food and people. 

David Feith, deputy assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, Brent Christenson, director of the American Institute in Taiwan, Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) also participated in the conference.