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Eyeing Economic Gains, Panama Breaks Ties with Taiwan to Pursue New Relationship with China

Eyeing Economic Gains, Panama Breaks Ties with Taiwan to Pursue New Relationship with China

EspañolPanama has broken diplomatic ties with Taiwan to establish links with China.

President of Panama Juan Carlos Varela made the announcement Monday, June 13 on nationally broadcast radio and television shows, during which he said the relationship with Taiwan ended successfully during discussions between the countries’ two Secretaries of Foreign Affairs.

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Currently, Taiwan maintains diplomatic relations with 20 countries, of which 11 are in Latin America and the Caribbean, an area that remains the center of East China’s diplomacy.

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