Inauguration Of Ma Ying-Jeou As Taiwan President
Sean McCormack, Spokesman
May 20, 2008
Inauguration of Ma Ying-jeou
We congratulate Ma Ying-jeou on his inauguration. We look forward to working with Taiwan’s new leaders and maintaining the vibrancy of our economic and people-to-people relationship.
We welcome initiatives to reduce tension in the Taiwan Strait. As President Bush said after the March vote, “the election provides a fresh opportunity for both sides to reach out and engage one another in peacefully resolving their differences.”
Released on May 20, 2008