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Kocijancic said the EU believes that Taiwan's participation would also be welcome in some "technical meetings." Taiwan was excluded from this year's WHA meeting after it did not receive an invitation to attend by the online registration. Taiwan did not get an invitation, which is necessary to complete registration procedures, because of China’s pressure on the WHO.

EU support for Taiwan's participation in WHA

This week the EU voiced support for Taiwan's participation in the annual World Health Assembly (WHA) meeting. Maja Kocijancic, spokesperson for the EU's Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, said that the support for Taiwan's participation in the international arena is line with the EU's policy

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