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Biden reiterates ‘commitment’ to Taiwan

The US would aid Taiwan’s defense in the event of a Chinese attack, according to President Joe Biden. The US government has a “commitment”, Biden said on CNN. Washington does not seek conflict with China, but Beijing needs to understand “that we are not going to step back and change any of our views,” Biden said. The U.S. has been committed to maintaining Taiwan’s defense capabilities. So far, that has meant mostly arms deliveries. The question of military assistance in the event of an attack has mostly been left open.

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