U.S. lawmakers coming to Taiwan on military-focused trip -report

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TAIWAN-USA/VISIT:U.S. lawmakers coming to Taiwan on military-focused trip -report
TAIPEI, Nov 25 (Reuters) - Five members of the U.S. House of Representatives are expected to arrive in Taiwan on Friday for a short trip focused on meetings with the island's defence ministry, Taiwan's official Central News Agency reported on Thursday.

The trip comes as China has stepped up military and political pressure to assert its sovereignty claims over the island, spurring anger in Taipei where the government has vowed to defend Taiwan's freedom and democracy.

The report said the delegation would be made up of Mark Takano, chairman of the…
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