Three U.S. senators arrive in Taiwan, to meet president

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TAIPEI (Reuters) – Three U.S. senators arrived in Taiwan on Sunday on a U.S. Air Force freighter and will meet President Tsai Ing-wen to discuss security and other issues, a trip that will likely irritate China. The United States, like most countries, has no formal diplomatic ties with the island that is claimed by China, but is its most important international backer and supplier of arms. Tammy Duckworth and Dan Sullivan of the Senate Armed Services Committee, and Christopher Coons of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, arrived at Taipei’s downtown Songshan airport on a U.S. Air Force C-1…

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