Honduras has opened an embassy in China, state media has reported, after the Central American nation reduce diplomatic relations with Taiwan earlier this yr.
The embassy in Beijing was opened by overseas ministers from the 2 international locations, state broadcaster CCTV reported.
Honduran President Xiomara Castro is in China for a state go to, throughout which she is to fulfill along with her Chinese language counterpart, Xi Jinping.
Tegucigalpa in March ended its decades-long relationship with Taipei and established diplomatic ties with Beijing.
China claims democratically dominated Taiwan as its personal territory with no proper to state-to-state relations, a place Taipei strongly rejects. China calls for that international locations with which it has ties recognise its place.
Taiwan now has formal diplomatic relations with solely 13 international locations, principally poor and creating international locations in Central America, the Caribbean and the Pacific.
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