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Taiwan running out of friends as Vatican prepares to defect

Taiwanese Foreign Minister David Lee has admitted the island came under diplomatic siege from mainland China in 2017, with only 20 countries now keeping consular representatives in the increasingly isolated republic. Most of these are thinly populated island nations in Central America, the Caribbean and South Pacific, such as Dominica, Saint Lucia, the Marshall Islands, Paraguay, the Solomon Islands […]

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