Biden says US will defend Taiwan if China attacks

Biden says US will defend Taiwan if China attacks

Newsdesk |
October 22, 2021

President Joe Biden said the US would defend Taiwan if China attacked, in an apparent departure from a long-held US foreign policy position.

New Delhi, 22 October 2021

As per news report of BBC, but a White House spokesman later told some US media outlets that his remarks did not signify a change in policy. The US has a law which requires it to help Taiwan defend itself. But it pursues a policy of "strategic ambiguity," where it is deliberately vague about what it would actually do if China were to attack Taiwan. China has yet to respond to Mr Biden's comments.

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