Biden says U.S. forces would defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion

Biden says U.S. forces would defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion

  • U.S. President Joe Biden said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that U.S. forces would defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion, his most explicit statement so far on the issue.
  • Asked in a CBS “60 Minutes” interview whether U.S. forces would defend the self-ruled island claimed by China, he replied: “Yes, if in fact, there was an unprecedented attack.”
  • Asked to comment, a White House spokesperson said U.S. policy towards Taiwan had not changed.

https://www.cnbc.com/2022/09/19/biden-says-us-forces-would-defend-taiwan-in-the-event-of-a-chinese-invasion.html


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