Gobierno de Santa Lucía anuncia apertura de embajada en Taiwán

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Saint Lucia to open embassy in Taiwan

Saint Lucia will soon be opening an embassy in Taiwan, said Antonio Yeh, counselor of the ministry of foreign affairs’ department of Latin American and Caribbean affairs.

ening ceremony.

During a visit to Taiwan last month, Saint Lucia’s minister for external affairs, international trade and civil aviation, Alva Baptiste, said the purpose of his visit was to look for a location to establish an embassy in an effort to strengthen bilateral ties.

Taiwan and Saint Lucia have maintained close cooperation in public health, education, infrastructure and culture since the two countries resumed diplomatic relations in 2007 following a ten-year hiatus. Of Taiwan’s 22 diplomatic allies, Saint Lucia and St Vincent and the Grenadines are the only two countries that have not yet set up embassies in Taiwan.

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