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US includes Taiwan among 110 invitees to its upcoming Democracy Summit

 

  • In the United States, the Biden Administration has included Taiwan among the 110 invitees to its upcoming Democracy Summit, the State Department announced. 
  • The move is intended to show solidarity with a key regional partner, but risks angering China.
  • Taiwan was invited to join nations, including India, UK and Japan, at the December 9-10 virtual summit. 
  • The Biden Administration has also invited Poland and the Philippines. NATO ally Turkey has not been invited for the Summit.