President Tsai Ing-wen is leading a delegation to visit the Kingdom of Swaziland in celebration of King Mswati III’s 50th birthday and the 50th anniversary of establishing diplomatic relationship between the two countries. The delegation departs Taipei today and flies directly to the southern African kingdom. President Tsai is expected to return on April 21. China Airlines is selected to handle the delegation this time.
President Tsai will meet with King Mswati III before attending a state dinner today. She is expected to attend the king’s birthday celebration and a celebration of the relationship between Taiwan and Swaziland. Taiwanese citizens living in southern Africa have been invited to meet with the delegation, while President Tsai will visit the Hlane Royal National Park on the last day in Swaziland. The ROC first established diplomatic relations with Swaziland in 1968, on the day of the latter’s independence. Burkina Faso is Taiwan’s only other African ally.
Friendly words highlighting Taiwan’s exclusion from the UN exist, even as China grows more and more hostile every day.
Horacio Manuel Cartes Jara, President of Paraguay:
El Gobierno de la República del Paraguay, nuevamente insta a todos los países miembros de este organismo, a identificar maneras adecuadas para facilitar la participación de Taiwán, en los mecanismos, reuniones y actividades del sistema de Naciones Unidas, para que sus 23 millones de habitantes puedan ejercer normalmente sus responsabilidades de ciudadano global, y realizar esfuerzos concertados para establecer alianzas sostenibles con todos los países.
[The Government of the Republic of Paraguay, once again, calls upon Member States of this organization to identify appropriate ways to facilitate Taiwan’s participation in mechanisms, meetings and activities of the United Nations System, in order to allow its 23 million inhabitants to normally exercise their responsibilities as global citizens and to make efforts to for the establishment of sustainable partnerships with all countries.]
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Below is a list of diplomatic missions set up by foreign governments in Taiwan, in English alphabetical order of country name by region. States that don’t officially recognize the ROC (Taiwan) operate de facto embassies styled as cultural and trade offices. These offices are usually staffed by professional diplomats without the official diplomatic titles. Some offices have the authority to grant entry visa into their respective countries or offer consular services. Contact an embassy/consulate in a nearby city outside of Taiwan (e.g. Hong Kong, Manila, Seoul, Tokyo, Bangkok, Singapore) or your foreign ministry if your country is not represented. Taiwan’s foreign ministry maintains a list of all foreign embassies and offices.
States with official diplomatic relationships
貝里斯大使館 Embassy of Belize
薩爾瓦多共和國大使館 Embajada de El Salvador
瓜地馬拉共和國大使館 Embajada de Guatemala
海地共和國大使館 Ambassade de la République d’Haïti
教廷駐華大使館 Nuntiatura Apostolica in Sinis (Holy See)
宏都拉斯共和國大使館 Embajada de Honduras
吉里巴斯共和國大使館 Embassy of Kiribati
馬紹爾群島共和國大使館 Embassy of the Republic of the Marshall Islands
諾魯共和國大使館 Embassy of the Republic of Nauru
尼加拉瓜共和國大使館 Embajada de la República de Nicaragua
帛琉共和國大使館 Embassy of the Republic of Palau
巴拉圭大使館 Embajada del Paraguay
索羅門群島大使館 Embassy of Solomon Islands
聖克里斯多福及尼維斯大使館 Embassy of Saint Kitts and Nevis
聖露西亞大使館 Embassy of Saint Lucia
史瓦濟蘭王國大使館 Embassy of the Kingdom of eSwatini (Swaziland)
吐瓦魯國大使館 Embassy of Tuvalu
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