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Noy says no emissary yet but to come from private sector 02/15/2011

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Noy says no emissary yet but to come from private sector

02/15/2011
President Aquino yesterday said he will appoint a “private citizen” who will act as government emissary to Taiwan that will address pressing diplomatic concerns over the Department of Justice’s (DoJ) decision to deport 14 suspected Taiwanese fraudsters to mainland China, angering Taiwanese officials.

Speaking to reporters in a chance interview after an event at the East Avenue Medical Center, Aquino said he is still in the process of convincing one of the persons he has in mind who, he said, is a private citizen.

“As you know there are restrictions under the One China Policy. I haven’t chosen (him yet). I talked to the person I have in mind, he’s dotting the I’s and crossing the T’s just to make sure there are no other attendant issues. He hasn’t agreed yet and we’re still looking for others who might be, to determine who is the best to convey all the details of the incident,” Aquino stressed.

He added that the potential emissary he would be sending to Taiwan used to work in government but is now a private citizen..... MORE

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