US Secretary of State Antony Blinken has called on UN member states to support Taiwan's participation in the activities of UN agencies to address global challenges such as combating the new coronavirus.

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken issued a statement on the 26th, noting that Taiwan's participation in the WHO-World Health Organization's annual meeting in May was not allowed due to opposition from China and others.

"We weren't at the General Assembly, even though we often learn from Taiwan's response to the new coronavirus. Taiwan's exclusion undermines important activities of the United Nations and other agencies. There is. "

On top of that, in order to respond to global issues, saying, "In order to solve common issues, it is necessary to utilize the contributions of all parties concerned," the activities of UN agencies to the member states of the United Nations. Called on Taiwan to support its participation.

Prior to this, the U.S. Department of State expressed its intention to encourage Taiwan to effectively participate in the WHO and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change in a high-level talks held online with the Taiwanese side on the 22nd of this month. I am.