Russia must pay a long-term price for its invasion of Ukraine
Steph Deschamps / May 23, 2022
U.S. President Joe Biden said Monday in Tokyo that Russia must pay a long-term price for its barbarity in Ukraine in terms of sanctions imposed by the United States and its allies.
It's not just about Ukraine, Biden said. For if sanctions were not maintained in many respects, then what signal would that send to China about the cost of trying to take Taiwan by force? he questioned.
That's the commitment we made, Biden said when asked if the U.S. would intervene militarily against a Chinese attempt to seize the territory by force. We agreed with the one China policy, we signed it... but the idea that (Taiwan) could be taken by force is just not appropriate, he said.