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Ties between Taiwan and Somaliland deepened on Wednesday with the opening of a de facto embassy in Taipei for the strategically located, self-declared African nation.An agreement to establish representative offices was signed by Taiwan and Somaliland in February but was not made public until July. The relationship has angered Beijing and Somalia, which have expressed opposition to the ties.How Taiwan found a new friend in AfricaChina regards Taiwan as a renegade province, while Somaliland…

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