(Central News Agency reporter Huang Yashi, Taipei, 23rd) Czech Senator Jiří Drahoš held a press conference on his visit to Taiwan today. He said that both the Czech Republic and the European Union are concerned about the peace and stability of the Taiwan Strait, and the European Union is paying more and more attention to its partnership with Taiwan.
Delajos recalled emotionally in his speech. He first set foot on Taiwan in 1988 and fell in love with Taiwan at first sight. Taiwan has always been in his heart. He visited Taiwan twice as an academic in the 1990s. I visited Taiwan again after a year and switched to a new role as a politician to see Taiwan. I witnessed Taiwan’s remarkable growth in democracy, human rights, and economy during this period. Unfortunately, this visit is too short, and the members will definitely want to come back and have a good tour. Beautiful Taiwan.
Draghos said that during this visit to Taiwan, the delegation met with a number of high-level political figures in Taiwan, and had a lot of exchanges on the threats to information security that Taiwan and the Czech Republic are facing together.
Dragos also reiterated his expectation for the launch of direct flights between Taiwan and the Czech Republic. He said that before the epidemic, there were about 250,000 Taiwanese tourists visiting the Czech Republic every year. If direct flights can be opened, it is believed that the number of bilateral tourists will exceed the level before the epidemic, thereby deepening the relationship between Taiwan and the Czech Republic in other fields. Therefore, he sincerely looks forward to opening up. The day of the Taiwan-Jet direct flight arrives.
As for the cooperation between Taiwan and Czech semiconductors, Delahos said that the current priority is to open the door for cooperation and establish a discussion mechanism between experts. Therefore, it can be said that it is in the stage of “scientific research cooperation” and hopes to establish a semiconductor R&D center in the Czech Republic. As for ” Regarding business cooperation, what will be discussed next, the details will not be disclosed.”
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The Czech Republic will assume the rotating presidency of the EU in the second half of 2022 in July. Regarding how to strengthen the relationship between Taiwan and the EU, Draghos said that the EU and the Czech Republic are very concerned about the peace, stability and the status quo of the Taiwan Strait, because it is very important for all areas with Taiwan. Cooperation is crucial; Taiwan is the EU’s main trading partner, and the EU sees an increasingly important partnership with Taiwan.
From the 18th to the 23rd, the chairman of the Czech Senate Committee on Education, Science, Culture, Human Rights and Petitions Draghos led a delegation to visit Taiwan. Havlikova) and Michal Lukeš, director of the Czech National Museum. The delegation held a press conference in Taiwan today at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. (Editor: Zhai Sijia) 1110923
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