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Newsline: Kiribati to open embassy in Taiwan

Kiribati will open an embassy in Taipei May 31, with Kiribati President Anote Tong hosting the inauguration ceremony, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Thursday. Tong will visit Taiwan May 29-June 4, during which he is scheduled to meet with President Ma Ying-jeou and Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-Pyng to discuss issues of mutual concern, said Benjamin Ho, director-general of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Department of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, at a news briefing.