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H.R.2601

Foreign Relations Authorization Act, Fiscal Years 2006 and 2007

 

SEC. 214. AMERICAN INSTITUTE IN TAIWAN FACILITIES ENHANCEMENT.

Section 3(a) of the American Institute in Taiwan Facilities Enhancement Act (Public Law 106–212) is amended by striking ‘‘the sum of $75,000,000’’ and inserting‘‘such sums as may be necessary’’.

SEC. 1422. UNITED STATES RELATIONS WITH TAIWAN.

It is the sense of Congress that--

(1) it is in the national interests of the United States to communicate directly with democratically elected and appointed officials of Taiwan, including the President of Taiwan, the Vice-President of Taiwan, the Foreign Minister of Taiwan, and the Defense Minister of Taiwan; (2) the Department of State should, in accordance with Public Law 103-416, admit such high level officials of Taiwan to the United States to discuss issues of mutual concern with United States officials; and (3) the Department of State should, in cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Taiwan, facilitate high level meetings between such high level officials of Taiwan and their counterparts in the United States.

SEC. 1437. UNITED STATES-CHINA RELATIONS.

It is the sense of Congress that—

(1) the comments by Chinese General Zhu Chenghu advocating the use of nuclear weapons against the United States are both damaging to United States-China relations and a violation of China’s commitment to resolve its differences with Taiwan peacefully; and  (2) the Government of China should renounce the use of force against Taiwan, disavow General Zhu’s statements, and relieve General Zhu from his command. 

 

 

 
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