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Taiwan opposition candidate admits defeat in presidential election

FILE PHOTO: Kuomintang party's presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu speaks to his supporters at an election rally in Tainan, Taiwan, January 4, 2020. REUTERS/Ann Wang

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (Reuters) - Taiwan opposition candidate Han Kuo-yu conceded defeat on Saturday in the island’s presidential election, offering his congratulations to President Tsai Ing-wen for winning re-election.

Han made the comments to supporters in the southern city of Kaohsiung, where he is mayor.

Reporting by James Pomfret; Writing by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Alexander Smith

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