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Taiwan to cooperate with U.S. university on anti-terror research
Central News Agency
2013-05-02 12:06 PM
Taipei, May 2 (CNA) Taiwan signed an agreement with an American university Thursday to cooperate on research into counter-terrorism and other security issues, the National Immigration Agency (NIA) said that day. The agreement was signed by NIA Director-General Hsieh Li-kung and University of Houston-Downtown President William Flores through video conference. Under the agreement, the two sides will cooperate on studies of issues including counter-terrorism, homeland security, criminal justice, human trafficking and immigration affairs, Hsieh said in a statement. They will also attend conferences, seminars and speeches and carry out research at each other's institutes, the agency said. The signing of the agreement will allow the two parties to share research on security issues, Hsieh said. Ryan Roberts, director of the American Cultural Center under the American Institute in Taiwan and Steve Hsia, head of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houston, were also present at the signing ceremony. (By Christie Chen)
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