The authors of the article noted that the United States "never committed itself" to protecting Taiwan.

They also recalled that such a decision should be made with the consent of Congress.

Joe Biden, during his speech in Tokyo, was asked if the United States was ready to intervene in the situation around Taiwan "in the event of a conflict", the American leader answered in the affirmative.

After that, the Chinese Foreign Ministry protested to the United States in connection with Biden's statement.

They recalled that Taiwan is an integral part of the territory of China.

Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger urged the US authorities to avoid clashes with China over Taiwan.