Regarding Taiwan’s failure to be invited to attend the World Health Assembly (WHA), the U.S. State Department expressed disappointment with the decision of the World Health Organization (WHO) and reiterated its support for Taiwan’s participation; The associations have publicly stated that Taiwan should attend as an observer. During the conference, US officials attending the conference also expressed their support twice; The global public health system guarantees the health, well-being and safety of all mankind, and also creates a deeper foundation and momentum for my country’s promotion.
After the general discussion of the World Health Assembly, technical meetings and committees are currently underway, but support for Taiwan is still accumulating. The U.S. State Department is disappointed that the WHO did not invite Taiwan to attend the WHA, and reiterated its support for Taiwan to attend the WHA as an observer.
On the second day of the World Health Assembly, China exercised its right of reply to criticize countries that support Taiwan for violating relevant UN resolutions and the one-China principle. The urgency of experts and competent authorities, and the value of timely exchange of experience gained, WHO should include all stakeholders; US Secretary of Health Becerra (Xavier Becerra) also pointed out in his general discussion speech that the world must gather all A constructive and functional stakeholder, the United States therefore continues and strongly supports Taiwan’s meaningful participation in the WHA and, more broadly, in the work of the WHO.
U.S. Secretary of State Blinken issued a statement on Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Assembly as an observer on the 9th, which was his public support for three consecutive years; the American Institute in Taiwan issued a joint press release on the 18th, which was also the third consecutive year for similar-minded countries’ institutions in Taiwan. Issue a statement expressing unanimous support for Taiwan. Foreign Ministry spokesman Liu Yongjian said: “(Original voice) Our country will continue to work closely with our friends and like-minded countries to build a more resilient global public health system to protect human health, well-being and safety. 』
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs believes that the international community’s support for Taiwan’s participation has increased significantly, which proves that countries are more aware of the importance and urgency of Taiwan’s participation in the WHO. The WHO should implement the purpose and spirit of its “health for all” charter and listen to all parties Support Taiwan’s call for participation.