USA President Joe Biden He said on Tuesday (24) that there has been no change in US policy in Taiwan. On Monday, the president of the White House was going to get angry China Saying that he is ready to use force to defend the democratic island.
“The policy has not changed at all. I said it when I made my statement yesterday,” he said after talks with his Quartet colleagues.
Some critics said he spoke poorly of the matter or made a slip, but other analysts noted that, given Biden’s vast experience in foreign policy and the context in which he made the remarks, alongside Kishida and after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, he did not. by mistake.
The quartet meeting was marked by Biden’s speech on military intervention in Taiwan
question for Taiwan I flew over a meeting in Tokyo of the leaders of the quartet of weJapan, Australia and India, who highlighted their determination to ensure the freedom and openness of the Indo-Pacific region.
In a joint statement issued after their talks, the four leaders said they “discussed their reactions to the conflict in Ukraine and the ongoing catastrophic humanitarian crisis.”
Political leaders from Australia, the United States, Japan and India, respectively. Photo: Yuichi Yamazaki/Reuters
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said leaders including Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared their concerns about Ukraine and all four agreed on the importance of rule of law, sovereignty and territorial integrity.
On the other hand, Biden’s comment on Taiwanwhich was not even an official topic on the agenda of the Quartet meeting, was the focus of the attention of many delegates and the media.
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