Biden says United States would come to Taiwan's defence

Biden says United States would come to Taiwan's defence

22/10/2021 7:19:00 AM

Biden says United States would come to Taiwan's defence

President Joe Biden tells a town hall meeting that the United States has a commitment to defend Taiwan, the island China claims as its own territory.

Key points:Taiwan says military tensions with China are at their worst in more than 40 yearsWhite House officials are gearing up for a virtual meeting between Mr Biden and Xi JinpingSources say Washington is aiming for a video conference call in November

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"Yes, we have a commitment to do that," Mr Biden said at a CNN town hall when asked if the US would come to Taiwan's defence.Mr Biden said people should not worry about Washington's military strength."China, Russia and the rest of the world knows we're the most powerful military in the history of the world," he said.

"What you do have to worry about is whether or not they're going to engage in activities that would put them in a position where they may make a serious mistake."Military tensions between Taiwan and China are at their worst in more than 40 years, Taiwan's Defence Minister, Chiu Kuo-cheng, said this month, adding that China would be capable of mounting a "full-scale" invasion by 2025. headtopics.com

China claims Taiwan as its own territory, which would be taken by force if necessary.On the other hand, Taiwan says it is an independent country and will defend its freedoms and democracy.China claims the island of Taiwan as its own territory. Read more: ABC News »

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And now we know why they pulled all their troops back, lol. They couldn't even protect their own Capitol building, Taiwan would do well not to rely on united states of dumbarses. F u JoeBiden As they should, as its in their deference agreement with Taiwan. Just after Cuba signed on to China's BRI, Biden blows hot air. Meanwhile the U.S. had another hypersonic test failure.

The U.S. seems to have trouble understanding its current status- that of a bankrupted war addict of no consequence. And he’ll be expecting us to pitch in no doubt. Our kids aren’t old enough yet, they haven’t heard or been brainwashed with the alternative truth to our Australian history. Can he please wait at least 15 years…..might have to check with our Minister for Education first…

I’m certain the Taiwanese people would prefer to live in a democracy than under the Chinese communist party. CCP will bully and intimidate Taiwan flying their fighter jets over Taiwan airspace again. I don’t trust the CCP Of course they will. There's money to be made. Ask them if they come to Taiwan's defense in terms of Covid-19 vaccines they say No No No. All they care is money for the few arms dealers in America. That's why they are in every single war and stir up more wars in the future.

BidenInsultBot The whole world would suffer if Taiwan becomes a battlefield . They make more than half the world's computer chips. Our modern society would collapse without them. auspol

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With what; harsh language? Yes, well, he also said he'd cancel student debt, and here we are... Thank you The beauty of history is not that it prevents further conflicts, simply predicts them 😎 That’s good. The weird guy before him wouldn’t even know what or where Taiwan is. As was the case with Hong Kong.

Love this for us 🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺🇦🇺💁🏼‍♀️🤷🏼‍♀️🥵🤬 The PLA's combat plans for attacking Taiwan are all based on the premise that the United States and Japan will send troops to intervene. Of course, maybe Australia's participation needs to be added now? If he could remember where it is. Oh dear : not another bloody war

My little black dragons will be back Monday circling around Taiwan.

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Biden Commander in chief Afghanistan 🇦🇫 Taiwan 🇹🇼 America 🇺🇸💵💵💵💵 They probably would but they won't win that I am sure of . Of course they would ! Military-industrial machine losing money hand over fist! Now just who was that idiot who suggested pulling troops out of the Middle East, Afghanistan & every other place that has oil that we want! (sarc, in case nobody gets it!)

Outstanding. Strongly worded rebuff from the PRC in 3..2..1.. Classic … Good V’s Satin 🇨🇳 What a cringe worthy nation the U.S has become. Strategically prehistoric. They're far too threatening to the stability of the globe and show no signs of changing their war mongering approach to global domination..

Like you would come to Afghan's defence from Taliban? Could you just leave other countries alone and focus on ur own business?

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