US President Joe Biden delivers a speech in Woodstock, New Hampshire, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
US President Joe Biden delivers a speech in Woodstock, New Hampshire, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters

Joe Biden clarifies remark about ‘independent’ Taiwan

  • The president said the island ‘makes its own decisions’, but told reporters soon after that the US was ‘not encouraging independence’
  • Biden’s latest mixed message about Taiwan comes just a day after his virtual summit with China’s Xi Jinping

Topic |   Joe Biden’s China policy
US President Joe Biden delivers a speech in Woodstock, New Hampshire, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
US President Joe Biden delivers a speech in Woodstock, New Hampshire, on Tuesday. Photo: Reuters
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