U.S. President Joe Biden said on Monday he is not worried about Taiwan, but he is about China’s actions in the region since the House Speaker’s visit. , Nancy Pelosi, to Taipei.
“I’m worried they’re moving as much as they are,” Biden said as he left for a visit to the flood-ravaged state of Kentucky. “But I don’t think they’re going to do anything more than what they’re doing.”
China announced new military drills in the seas and airspace around Taiwan on Monday, a day after the scheduled end of its biggest-ever exercises to protest Pelosi’s visit to the island last week.
China considers Taiwan part of its territory and has never shied away from using force to bring it under its control.