` China lodges a protest with the United States over a visit by Gina McCarthy ‘

#AceWorldNews – BEIJING – April 15 – China lodged a protest with the United States on Tuesday over a visit by Gina McCarthy, Washington’s environmental protection chief, to self-ruled Taiwan this week.

Her visit is the first by a cabinet level official since 2000, according to Taiwan’s presidential office, Reuters reports.

McCarthy was visiting to support environmental cooperation between the United States and countries in the Asia-Pacific region.

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