USA news live updates: Biden sends former top defense officials to Taiwan in show of support – Times of India

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Biden sends former top defense officials to Taiwan in show of support

President Joe Biden will send a delegation of former senior defence and security officials to Taiwan on Monday, a senior official of his administration said, in a sign of support for the island claimed by China after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

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