US News: biden says that the US has committed to help with Taiwan

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USA-Biden-Taiwan: Biden says the US has committed to help Taiwan

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Baltimore (Reuters) - The United States is committed to defending Taiwan, which China claimed as its own territory, the US President Joe Biden said Thursday.

The White House, however, said later that no change had been made to US policy with regard to Taiwan.

"Yes, we are committed to doing it," said Joe Biden to CNN to the question of whether the United States would defend Taiwan, who complains of the growing military and political pressure exerted by Beijing.

Although Washington is held by the law to provide Taiwan with the means to defend itself, it has long applied a policy "strategic ambiguity" on the question of whether it intervene militarily to defend the island in the event of the possibility of a Chinese attack.

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"I do not want to hire a cold war with China. I just want China understand that we will not retreat, that we will not come back to our positions," said Joe Biden.

In August, a Head of the Biden Administration stated that the US policy towards Taiwan had not changed after the President had appared to suggest that the United States would emerge to the island in case of attack.

A spokesman for the White House clarified Thursday that no change to this policy had been brought, refusing to answer the question of whether Joe Biden had not expressed himself.

"We will continue to support Taiwan's self-defense and we will continue to oppose any unilateral change in the status quo," he explained.

Taiwan will show a firm determination to defend itself, said Xavier Chang, spokesman of the Taiwanese presidential office, in a statement meeting Joe Biden's remarks and highlighting the continuous concrete actions of his administration to show his "solid support" like the rock "in Taiwan.

Military tensions between Taiwan and China have reached an unprecedented peak in more than four decades, "said Taiwanese Minister of Defense at the beginning of the month, that Beijing would have the means to carry out a" total "invasion of the island. By 2025.

(Report Trevor Hunnicutt with Michelle Nichols and Ben Blanchard; written by Mohammad Zargham; French version Camille Raynaud)

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