Global Affairs

The forces behind Europe's growing tilt towards Taiwan

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (right) speaks next to member of the European Parliament Raphael Glucksmann at Taiwan’s Presidential Office on Nov 4, 2021.PHOTO: AFP

"We came here with a very simple, very clear message. You are not alone. Europe is at your side."

Mundane words, yet this message was anything but simple. For it was delivered by Mr Raphael Glucksmann, the French leader of a delegation of European parliamentarians who were received last week by Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen at her official Taipei residence.

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