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China cites bizarre reasons to stifle Taiwan's ICAO bid
China cites bizarre reasons to stifle Taiwan's ICAO bid

By Sophia Yang
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

A Canadian media outlet allegedly obtained a letter issued by China’s permanent mission to all International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) member nations in which China...full story
updated 2016-09-29 02:44 PM
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China cites bizarre reasons to stifle Taiwan's ICAO bid China cites bizarre reasons to stifle Taiwan's ICAO bid
By Sophia Yang
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

A Canadian media outlet allegedly obtained a letter issued by China’s permanent mission to all International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) member nations in which China....Fullstory

2016-09-29 02:44 PM

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