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Most of Taiwan's military hardware has been supplied by the USA, however in 1991 Paris sold six Lafayette frigates to Taiwan for $2.8 billion, prompting Chinese outrage.
"The lives lost as a result of these missteps offer a tragic reminder of how global health is compromised by the WHO's politically-motivated exclusion of Taiwan".
Mr Basu's "view" was echoed in the observations of Dr Ashima Paul saying " Given Taiwan's experience in tackling the disease, it can surely contribute to the World Health Organization reforms to be finalised at the WHA.
Jacinda Ardern says we can learn from Taiwan's COVID-19 success, just as the world learned a lot from China - so this is a matter of gathering knowledge, not a change in our "one China" policy.
The report (PDF) on Tuesday came as the United States and Taiwan stepped up lobbying for Taipei to be allowed access to next week's meeting of the WHO's decision-making body, the World Health Assembly.
Beijing considers the democratic Taiwan to be a renegade province awaiting reunification, by force if necessary, even though the two have been ruled separately for more than seven decades.
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"China urges New Zealand to strictly abide by the "one China principle" and immediately stop making wrong statements on Taiwan, to avoid damaging our bilateral relationship", Zhao said.
Senior ministers in New Zealand last week said Taiwan should be allowed to join the World Health Organization as an observer given its success in limiting the spread of the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, drawing China's ire which asked the Pacific country to "stop making wrong statements".
In his remarks, Peters, who is also New Zealand's Minister of Foreign Affairs, praised Taiwan for how it's dealt with the pandemic: As of May 12, it's had only 440 reported cases of COVID-19 and 7 deaths, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
China views Taiwan as part of its own territory and strongly objects to any military deals involving the island and foreign nations.
The US Pacific Fleet, in a statement on its Facebook page, said the USS McCampbell had transited the narrow strait that separates Taiwan from mainland China yesterday, showing pictures of the ship under way.
Separately, the US Senate on Monday unanimously approved a Bill seeking the restoration of Taiwan's observer status at the WHO.
The Senate vote Monday is part of a push by China's critics in the USA and elsewhere to use the coronavirus pandemic to strengthen Taiwan's official and unofficial diplomatic relationships. All we are saying is, having looked very carefully around the world, to find examples of how we might help internationally and locally our defeat of Covid-19, Taiwan has been a stand-out society.