April 20, 2021

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Taiwan accuses China of ‘vaccine diplomacy’ in Paraguay

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Only 15 countries officially recognise Taipei over Beijing. A number of allies are under pressure to change their allegiance. On Wednesday, Surangel Whipps, president of the South Pacific island nation of Palau, claimed he would often receive calls from Chinese officials in the run-up to elections last year. He is adamant that despite the pressure, he will remain tied to Taipei.

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