the Minister of health Alex Azar in the next few days will go to Taiwan. This will be the first ever official visit of the head of the American Ministry of health for the island, according to the Department. Also hazard will become a representative of the American administration of the highest rank, who visited Taiwan since 1979.

the delegation will include officials of the Ministry of health, experts in the field of health and other representatives of the administration, writes TASS. Plans: meeting of hazard with representatives of the Taiwan authorities, the medical community and experts. It is expected that this visit will strengthen the partnership and enhance the cooperation between the U.S. and Taiwan in the fight against coronavirus.

Taiwan is the largest Chinese island is 1949 under its own administration. According to the official position of the PRC that is supported by most countries, including Russia, the island is considered one of the Chinese provinces.