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Singapore ‘Assures’ Taiwan that Military Training Agreement Will Stay, Taipei Says

Poster:Post date:2017-10-02
Catergory:Comments
Region:(Taiwan)
Issue:(Taiwan’s Foreign Relations)
(South China Morning Post, By Lawrence Chung) Taiwan said on Monday that it had been assured by Singapore that a long-term military agreement between the two sides would remain in place. “[Singapore said] everything would be the same as usual,” Taiwan’s Foreign Minister David Lee said in reference to Project Starlight, a deal signed more than 40 years ago that involves Singaporean troops travelling to Taiwan for military training and joint exercises. His comments came amid speculation that improving relations between China and Singapore might lead to the city state terminating the arrangement, which has long been a thorn in Beijing’s side.  
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