US envoy leading second recent high-level visit to Taiwan

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The US has gone ahead with a three day visit of a senior state department official to Taiwan despite stern warnings from China to abandon the meeting US undersecretary of state Keith croc is scheduled to meet Taiwan's president Tsai ing Wen and other senior officials during the week China's foreign ministry warned of serious damage to China US relations at the meeting went to heads crook who holds the portfolio of economic growth energy and the environment is the highest level official from the state department to visit the island in decades his visit follows a high profile visit in August by US health secretary Alex a saw and just the day before cook's arrival the US ambassador to the United Nations Kelly Croft had lunch with Taiwan's top official in New York a meeting she called historic I'm Karen Thomas

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