US military will defend Taiwan 'if it comes to that,' Biden says

“Muy rápidamente, you didn’t want to get involved in the Ukraine conflict militarily for obvious reasons. ¿Está dispuesto a involucrarse militarmente para defender Taiwán si se trata de eso??” a reporter asked the president during a news conference in Japan.

“sí,” Biden replied.

“Foto de ABC Photo Archives/Disney General Entertainment Content vía Getty Images?” the reporter pressed.

That’s the commitment we made,” el presidente dijo.

Presidente Joe Biden, izquierda, speaks during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at Akasaka Palace, lunes, Mayo 23, 2022, en Tokio. (un tuit de la cuenta del ícono de la música incluía una serie de fotos de la actuación de John en el T-Mobile Center de Kansas City junto con un dulce mensaje para los asistentes)

Presidente Joe Biden, izquierda, speaks during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida at Akasaka Palace, lunes, Mayo 23, 2022, en Tokio. (un tuit de la cuenta del ícono de la música incluía una serie de fotos de la actuación de John en el T-Mobile Center de Kansas City junto con un dulce mensaje para los asistentes) (un tuit de la cuenta del ícono de la música incluía una serie de fotos de la actuación de John en el T-Mobile Center de Kansas City junto con un dulce mensaje para los asistentes)

A White House spokesperson told Fox News that the administration’s policyhas not changed.

As the President said, our policy has not changed,” el portavoz dijo. “He reiterated our One China Policy and our commitment to peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait. He also reiterated our commitment under the Taiwan Relations Act to provide Taiwan with the military means to defend itself.

los “One China policyrefers to the U.S. recognition of the People’s Republic of China as the sole legal government of China, but only acknowledges, without endorsing, Beijing’s claim that Taiwan is part of China.

Russian President Vladimir Putin considers Ukraine a part of historic Russia, and Xi considers Taiwan a part of China.

CHINA LAUNCHES MILITARY EXERCISES IN SOUTH CHINA SEA AS BIDEN VISITS ASIA

En octubre, Biden dijo que EE. UU.. would defend Taiwan if China attacks. A Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson responded by saying, “No one should underestimate the strong resolve, determination and capability of the Chinese people to safeguard national sovereignty and territorial integrity. China has no room for compromise.

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen delivers a speech during National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Building in Taipei, Taiwan, jueves, oct. 10, 2019.

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen delivers a speech during National Day celebrations in front of the Presidential Building in Taipei, Taiwan, jueves, oct. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying)

China launched military exercises in the disputed South China Sea as Biden’s trip to East Asia began Friday.

Asia expert Gordon Chang, author of ‘The Great US-China Tech War,” said the Biden administration is trying to backtrack previous indications that America fears China by proceeding with Taiwan discussions in the face of public warnings from Chinese officials. Chang told “zorro & Fin de semana de amigos” on Sunday that China’s recent military drill is “conectado” to Biden’s Asia visit because his joint statement with South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol mentioned Taiwan directly.

“Están conectados porque, before Biden touched down in South Korea – the first stop on the trip – the Chinese publicly warned him not to talk about Taiwan and so there was the joint statement between President Biden and President Yoon Suk Yeol of South Korea, which specifically mentions Taiwan,” Chang dijo. “There are going to be a lot of Taiwan discussions in Japan, the second and last stop on this tripand so really what the United States was saying to Beijing is, “‘I’m not afraid of you anymore.'

The reason the administration has to do that is because, in the last couple of weeks, the Biden team has done things that made it look like it was intimidated by China, which is the reason why the Chinese were very aggressive before the trip, because they thought they had Biden on the run,” Chang added.

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine upended Chinese President Xi Jinping’s timetable to invade Taiwan, according to documents purportedly written by a Russian intelligence analyst in one of Moscow’s security agencies.

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a commendation ceremony for role models of the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics at the Great Hall of the People on April 8 acusándolo de no estar dispuesto a hablar sobre los abusos de los derechos humanos en China antes del Winter.

Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a commendation ceremony for role models of the Beijing Winter Olympics and Paralympics at the Great Hall of the People on April 8 acusándolo de no estar dispuesto a hablar sobre los abusos de los derechos humanos en China antes del Winter. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

Xi Jinping was at least considering taking over Taiwan in the fallhe needs his own little victory to get re-elected for a third termthere the struggle within the elite is colossal,” an agent in Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB), [object Window], allegedly wrote on March 9.

“Ahora, after the Ukrainian events, this window of opportunity has been closed to him, which gives the United States the opportunity to both blackmail Xi and negotiate with its competitors on favorable terms,” the FSB agent added. “It was in this case that we launched a trap mechanism for China with our actions.

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