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UPDATE: Paraguay, Pacific Island Leaders to Attend Taiwan Inauguration

Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP

Eight heads of state will be among the 51 international delegations attending the inauguration of Taiwan’s new leader next week, Taipei said Friday.

Incoming president Lai Ching-te will be sworn in on Monday against a backdrop of increasing diplomatic and military pressure from neighbor China, which claims the democratic island as part of its territory.

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