The United States appoints new ‘de facto’ ambassador to Taiwan, where China claims sovereignty.
The American Institute in Taiwan (ATI) through a press release has made it known that Rosenbergerformer advisor to President Biden on China and Taiwan on the U.S. National Security Council, will begin to be the de facto’ ambassador to the Asian island at the end of March, replacing James Moriarty.
The IAT is the body in charge of relations between United States and China and the spokesman of Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Jeff Liu, has applauded this appointment and also thanks Moriarty for all the work he has done during these past seven years he has been in office.
The note also pointed out that. Laura Rosenberg will contribute to the IAT “almost two decades of profound experience high-level experience in the field of Indo-Pacific, including Taiwan, China and other national security issues.”
“As chair of the IAT, Rosenberger will participate in the discussion of issues on Taiwan. at the political and Will represent the (U.S.) Administration. on visits to Taiwan and in meetings with Taiwanese representatives in the United States,” the statement said.
This small island in the Pacific Ocean, is one of Taiwan’s major reasons for conflict between China and the United States.mainly due to the fact that Washington is Taiwan’s main arms supplier and its main ally in the event of an outbreak of war with Beijing. China claims for itself the sovereignty of this territory, to which it has since 1949 it considers a rebellious province for whose reunification it has not ruled out the use of force.