The agreement includes 13 countries, including the United States and Japan, but without China, which views this project with suspicion.
The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework is not a free trade agreement, but provides for greater integration among member states in 4 key areas: the digital economy, supply chains, clean energy infrastructure, and anti-corruption.
confirmed US President At the press conference, he stated that “the partnership between Washington and Tokyo deepens over the years.”
The Indo-Pacific Economic Framework is not a free trade agreement but provides for greater integration among member states in four key areas: the digital economy, supply chains, clean energy infrastructure, and anti-corruption.
Biden also announced that the United States would “help defend Taiwan against any Chinese invasion.”
On the other hand, he emphasized Fumio Kishidahe agreed with Biden On “strengthening the fields of cooperation and defense between the two countries,” stressing that “the presence of US forces in Japan will be strengthened.”
“We stressed the need to strengthen the partnership between Tokyo and Washington, and to enhance Japan’s defense capabilities,” he added.
The Japanese Broadcasting Corporation had reported earlier on Monday that Biden “supports becoming Japan A permanent member of the UN Security Council.
Recently there have been calls for reforms to UN Security Councilwhich has 15 members, including 5 permanent members, which are the United States, China, Russia, France and Britain.
This visit comes at a time when relations between The United States and Chinawhere the Chinese Foreign Minister commented on it by saying that “the US diplomatic strategy in Asia is doomed to failure,” according to the official Xinhua News Agency.
The minister considered Wang Yi The “so-called Indo-Pacific strategy” adopted by the United States “is at its core a strategy of divisiveness, instigating confrontation and undermining peace, and no matter how it is wrapped up or hidden, it will inevitably fail in the end.”
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