As China intensifies military pressure on Taiwan, a bipartisan parliamentary union that promotes exchanges between Japan and Taiwan will visit Taiwan for the first time in three years this month and wants to strengthen cooperation.
Visiting Taiwan for three days from the 8th of this month will be the Liberal Democratic Party's former chairman of the National Public Safety Commission Furuya, who is the chairman of the bipartisan parliamentary federation "Japan-China Parliamentary Conference", the Liberal Democratic Party, the Constitutional Democratic Party, and the Japan Restoration Party. About 20 members of parliament.
It will be the first visit in three years as a member of the Parliamentary League due to the spread of the new corona infection.
The parliamentary group plans to hold a meeting with President Tsai Ing-wen on site, and hopes to strengthen cooperation with Taiwan.
In addition, in light of the possibility of a so-called "Taiwan emergency" being pointed out, we also visited the northeastern part of Taiwan and confirmed the location of Yonaguni Island in Okinawa Prefecture, which is 110 kilometers across the sea, and what kind of response Japan should take. I am considering whether
The parliamentary union is coordinating next month to hold a "strategic dialogue" to discuss the international situation with lawmakers from Taiwan and the United States, and it seems that there is also an aim to check China by invigorating parliamentary diplomacy. .