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Taiwan Says It’s in ‘Comfortable’ Position After Xi-Biden Talks

  • Foreign Minister Joseph Wu says meeting was good for peace
  • Leaders of US and China agreed to steps easing frictions
Joseph Wu in Taipei, on Nov. 23. 
Joseph Wu in Taipei, on Nov. 23. Photographer: Walid Berrazeg/SOPA Images//Getty Images

Talks between the leaders of China and the US were good for peace in Asia-Pacific, Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu said, underscoring how tensions in the region have eased in recent weeks.

“The kinds of messages coming from the United States this time, we feel rather comfortable about the meetings,” Wu said Tuesday at a briefing in Taipei before island-wide elections.