US officials walk back Biden’s remarks on Taiwan, say ‘strategic ambiguity’ policy has not changed

//US officials walk back Biden’s remarks on Taiwan, say ‘strategic ambiguity’ policy has not changed

US officials walk back Biden’s remarks on Taiwan, say ‘strategic ambiguity’ policy has not changed

US officials scrambled on Friday to clarify that Washington’s policy toward Taiwan had not changed, after an apparent gaffe by US President Joe Biden Thursday night when he said on CNN that the United States would come to the island’s defence in the event of an attack by China.“There is no change in our policy,” White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said at a briefing, as she fielded numerous questions about whether Biden’s comments signalled an end to Washington’s long-held position of …

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