newYou can now listen to Granthshala News articles!
- Advertisement -

Biden administration condemned China After the State Department’s announcement on Wednesday, it had invited Taiwan to its Summit for Democracy next month.

Zhao Lijian said, “What America has done proves that the so-called Democracy Summit is for it to pursue geopolitical goals, suppress other countries, divide the world, serve its own interests, and dominate the world.” There’s an excuse and a tool to have.” According to the spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs The Associated Press,


“We strongly oppose any official contact between the US and the Chinese territory of Taiwan,” said Zhu Fenglian, a spokesman for China’s Taiwan Affairs Office.

Taiwan, an island nation that China claims as its territory, is one of 110 countries invited For the Summit of Democracy, which gathers together leaders from government, civil society and the private sector to defend democracy and human rights. China and Russia were not invited.

- Advertisement -

Biden’s resolution to defend Taiwan, pushed back by the White House, could prompt debate over internal policy, experts say

During his virtual meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping this month, Biden reaffirmed US support for the “One China” policy, while the White House called for “unilateral efforts to change the status quo in the Taiwan Straits or undermine peace and stability.” strongly opposed.”

Biden raised eyebrows during a CNN town hall in October when he said the US would defend Taiwan in case Beijing attacked. The remark was later retracted by the White House.

President Joe Biden attends CNN Town Hall on October 21, 2021 in Baltimore.

“China, Russia and the rest of the world know we have the most powerful military in the history of the world. Don’t worry if we’re going to – they’re going to get more powerful,” Biden said. “You need to worry about whether they are going to engage in activities that put them in a position where they could make a serious mistake.”

Emphasizing further on whether the United States will protect Taiwan from a Chinese attack, Biden said: “Yes. Yes, we have a commitment to do so.”

For decades US policy has been one of “strategic ambiguity” about how it will respond to a Chinese attack on Taiwan. The 1979 Taiwan Relations Act commits the US to support Taiwan, including providing a defensive capability, but does not guarantee participation in military conflict.

President Biden meets with President Xi Jinping of China virtually from the White House on November 15, 2021.

On Tuesday, China protested when a US Navy destroyer passed through the Taiwan Strait, claiming it was an attempt to undermine stability in the region.

Granthshala News’ Adam Shaw and