Subcommittee Hearing

Strength Through Partnership: Building the U.S.-Taiwan Relationship

Subcommitee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021 Time: 10:00 AM Location: SD-419 and Videoconference Presiding: Senator Markey
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For this hearing, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will follow guidelines developed in consultation with the Office of the Attending Physician (OAP), the Senate Sergeant at Arms, and the Senate Rules Committee to protect the health of members,witnesses, staff, and the public. This includes maintaining six-foot social distance spacing in the hearing room.

Accordingly, press seating is limited. All media must RSVP to your respective gallery to reserve a seat, and only Hill-credentialed media will be permitted to attend. 

Per CDC guidelines, press should wear a mask. Masks and other PPE, as well as sanitation supplies, will be available at the entrance to the hearing room.  

Pursuant to guidance from the CDC and OAP, Senate office buildings are currently not open to the public other than official business visitors and credentialed press at this time. Accordingly, other in-person visitors cannot be accommodated at this hearing.


  1. The Honorable Erica Barks-Ruggles
    Senior Bureau Official, Bureau of International Organizations Affairs
    U.S. Department of State
    Washington , DC
  2. Mr. Jonathan Fritz
    Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for China, Mongolia, and Taiwan Coordination
    U.S. Department of State
    Washington , DC