Observer status in the global aviation organization is a no-brainer
The current Congress stands accused of not accomplishing much. Before its summer recess, however, it passed a significant, but little-noticed, piece of legislation. Public Law 113-17 directs Secretary of State John Kerry to develop a strategy to obtain observer status for Taiwan in the International Civil Aviation Organization and report formally to Congress on the administration’s progress.
The House and Senate were already on record in urging the administration to take a leading role in securing observer status for Taiwan. This new law puts teeth into the earlier “sense of the Congress.”
Since the end of World War II, the International Civil Aviation Organization has worked to ensure “safe, regular, efficient and economical air transport” around the world.… Seguir leyendo »