US News: USA would support Taiwan militarily in attack

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President Joe Biden again assured military support in the event of an attack. "Yes, if there was actually an attack that had never been there before," Biden said in a TV interview when asked: "Would the US armed forces defend the island?" In the interview recorded on Thursday, Biden answered questions from Scott Pelley in the program “60 Minutes”. Pelley hooked again: "In contrast to Ukraine, to say it clearly: US forces (...) Would Taiwan defend in the event of a Chinese invasion?" Biden affirmed the question again.

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Pelley said on the show that after the interview with Biden, the White House had clarified that US politics had not changed and that the United States would not officially say whether American armed forces would defend Taiwan. Biden had already expressed equally clear on a trip to Japan in May and said that the United States had a “obligation” to defend Taiwan in the event of an attack. It was only at the beginning of August that US top politician Nancy Pelosi caused tensions with China with a trip to Taiwan.

The Communist leadership in Beijing sees Taiwan as part of the People's Republic and threatens to conquer. The United States has committed to the defense capacity of Taiwan - which has so far meant primarily arms deliveries. The question of a military support in the attack was deliberately left open because Beijing would see this as a violation of the "one-China doctrine".

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