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Honduras may have its first female president whether to sever diplomatic relations with Taiwan in the future, arousing cross-strait concerns-BBC News

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The leader of the left-wing opposition party and the former first lady Xiomara Castro is expected to become the country’s first female head of state.

The Central American country Honduras (Honduras, Taiwan-translated Honduras) held a presidential election on Sunday (28th). The preliminary results showed that the leader of the left-wing opposition party and the former first lady Xiomara Castro (Xiomara Castro) drastically Leading her opponent, she is expected to become the country’s first female head of state, born in 1959.

Castro has announced her victory. Her biggest opponent, Nasry Asfura, the candidate for the ruling party, expressed patience for support, but did not admit defeat.

Castro has said before that if she is elected, she will establish diplomatic relations with China and sever diplomatic relations with Taiwan, which has aroused great attention from both sides of the Taiwan Strait.

The U.S. State Department spoke on the eve of the vote, saying that the U.S. wants Honduras to maintain diplomatic relations with Taiwan. Beijing subsequently criticized the U.S. for interfering in the internal affairs of other countries, and a trilateral diplomatic wrestle between the U.S., China and Taiwan emerged in Central America.

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