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Indo-Pacific

Biden affirms security treaty applies to Senkaku Islands in Suga call

China calls US-Japan arrangement a 'product of the Cold War'

Article 5 of the Japan-U.S. Security Treaty stipulates that the U.S. is obliged to defend Japan should its territories come under attack.   © Kyodo

TOKYO -- U.S. President-elect Joe Biden sought to shore up ties with key Asian allies on Thursday morning, by making his first calls with the leaders of Japan, South Korea and Australia.

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