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Biden: “If China invades Taiwan we will use military force.” The Beijing replica

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The United States would be ready to defend Taiwan on a military level if China attempted to take the island by force (in fact independent, but which Beijing considers a “rebel province” to be “reunified”). Thus the American president Joe Biden. Read also “Are you willing to get involved militarily to defend Taiwan if it comes to this?”, The US president was asked at a press conference in Tokyo. “Yes – replied Biden, according to The Hill – It is the commitment we have made”. “We agree with the policy of a single China – he added, after similar statements last October – but the idea that we must take it by force, only by force is not right”. Biden said he did not believe that China will try to take Taiwan by force, adding that the combined global response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine can serve as a deterrent. Shortly after the press conference, The Hill reports, the White House pointed out that the US position on Taiwan has not changed. Under the ‘one China’ policy, the US does not recognize Taiwan as an independent state from China, but under the Taiwan Relations Act of 1979 the US is committed to supplying Taiwan with defense weapons. ” sovereignty and territorial integrity of China, China leaves no room for compromise. Nobody should underestimate the determination of the Chinese people. ” Thus Beijing diplomacy replies to Biden’s words on Taiwan. China – said the spokesman for the foreign ministry, Wang Wenbin, according to the Global Times – will take “resolute action” to protect its “sovereignty” and “security interests” and “we will do what we have said”. The Asian giant considers Taiwan an “inalienable” part of Chinese territory and an “internal affair”.

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