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US says it would defend Taiwan if China attacks


  • President Joe Biden said this to the reporters when asked whether the US would defend Taiwan at a crucial juncture.
  • But, a White House Spokesman later told some US media outlets that his remarks did not signify a change in policy.
  • Taiwan also reacted by saying Mr Biden's statement would not change its own position with regard to China.
  • The US has long practiced strategic ambiguity when it comes to the thorny issue of defending Taiwan.