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Getting Taiwan just right: Inside Japan and US's historic statement

Washington suggested a Taiwan Relations Act to Tokyo, but settled for less

Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and U.S. President Joe Biden at the White House on April 16.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga felt a tinge of trepidation when he and a small group his closest aides gathered in the Oval Office to discuss heighten tensions in East Asia with U.S. President Joe Biden and his top advisers.

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