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US News: China: Biden compels to clarify his ambiguous comments on the independence of Taiwan

Taiwan: Tensions between China and the United States, Maintenance between Joe Biden and Xi Jinping

 Taiwan: Tensions between China and the United States, Maintenance between Joe Biden and Xi Jinping © Pixabay Taiwan: Tensions between China and the United States, Maintenance between Joe Biden and Xi Jinping Joe Biden and Xi Jinping Go talk to each other on Monday to attempt to mitigate the strong tensions that oppose the United States and China on Taiwan and other sensitive topics. Diplomatic relations have stretched up in recent weeks between the two main global economic powers, particularly on the question of Taiwaïn.

The US President assured that Washington "did not encourage" Taiwan to independence

Joe Biden et Xi Jinping ont participé à un sommet virtuelle le 15 novembre 2021. © Susan Walsh / PA / SIPA Joe Biden and Xi Jinping Have participated in a virtual summit on November 15, 2021. Diplomacy - The US President assured that Washington "did not encourage" Taiwan to independence

he corrects the shot. Joe Biden assured Tuesday do not want to encourage the independence of Taiwan , in order to clarify new ambiguous remarks that could have been a sprain at the traditional position of the United States about the island claimed by China.

interrogated by journalists, during a trip to the State of New Hampshire, on any progress on the question of Taiwan at its virtual summit of Monday with its Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping, the US President responded by the affirmative.

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"Yes. We have said very clearly that we support Taiwan Act and that's all, "he said.


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Taiwan relations ACT is a law adopted in 1979 by the Congress American, which governs the American policy in this area: that Washington undertakes to recognize only one China, while providing weapons in Taiwan for its self-defense. But Joe Biden also added, seeming to talk about Taiwan: "He is independent. He makes his own decisions. "

No policy change

This wording could arouse Beijing's anger, while President XI has precisely notified during their virtual encounter than to work to the independence of the island returned to "play with fire". "We do not encourage independence. We encourage them to do exactly what Taiwan Act provides, so clarified the US president. "I said they had to make their decisions about Taiwan, not us.

biden and Xi are looking for the consensus

 biden and Xi are looking for the consensus mutual reminders and appeals characterize the first online sip between US President Biden and China's head of state XI. The relationship between the two large powers is burdened as for decades. © Jonathan Ernst / Reuters Monday evening in Washington, Tuesday morning in Beijing: Joe Biden and Xi Jinping can look into the eyes US President Joe Biden has warned his Chinese colleagues Xi Jinping before a confrontation between the two world's largest economies.

Joe Biden also assured once again that the United States did not hear "not change any" of politics. Monday night, he warned that Washington opposed "firmly" to any "unilateral attempt to change the status quo or to infringe peace and stability in the Strait of Taiwan" - a sentence that can just as well Address Taiwanese leaders.

The Democrat leader had already sown the trouble in October by saying that Washington had a "commitment" to defend militarily Taipei in case of Chinese attack. He had therefore seemed to break with the traditional "strategic ambiguity" of the United States on whose behalf they had never said whether they intervened in case of invasion of the island by Beijing - a way of maintaining peace By discouraging Taiwanese leaders from proclaiming formal independence.

The White House had already had to correct the shot ensuring that there was no change in strategy.

Biden invited some 110 countries to its virtual summit for democracy .
© AFP J OE Biden invited some 110 countries and territories to its virtual summit for democracy in December, including the main Western Allies of the United States. United States , but also Taiwan in a clear message to the China , whose shadow should hover on this appointment despite its absence.

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