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Under Beijing’s Pressure President Chen Cancels Indonesia Visit - 2002-12-17


The Taiwan government says President Chen Shui-bian has canceled a proposed trip to Indonesia after officials in Jakarta said the leader was not welcome. Beijing insists that Taiwan is part of china and pressures other countries to avoid diplomatic relations with Taiwanese leaders. Taiwan’s Vice President Annette Lu visited Indonesia a few months ago, and the visit infuriated Beijing officials.

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