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Taiwan keeping close watch on Ukraine situation as tensions grow

The servicemen of the National Guard of Ukraine take part in tactical and special exercises near Shostka, northern Ukraine, on Feb 9, 2022. PHOTO: EPA-EFE
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TAIWAN - Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen held a high-level security meeting late last month to discuss the situation in Ukraine and its possible impact on the situation in the Taiwan Strait.

At the end of the meeting, she ordered the National Security Council to form a Ukraine task force to monitor "developments in eastern Ukraine and any possible impact on our national security", according to a statement issued by the presidential office.

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