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The United States is “seriously considering” allowing the Taiwanese government to change the name of its representative office in Washington to include the word “Taiwan,” in a move that would anger Beijing, the Financial Times reported Saturday.

The newspaper, citing multiple people briefed on internal U.S. discussions, said Taiwan requested last March that the name of its mission in the U.S. capital be changed from “Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office” to “Taiwan Representative Office.”

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