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Indo-Pacific

U.S. vows stepped-up Indo-Pacific effort in push back against China

Washington says it would focus on every corner of the region in a strategy overview

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.    © Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- The United States vowed on Friday to commit more diplomatic and security resources to the Indo-Pacific to push back against what it sees as China's bid to create a regional sphere of influence and become the world's most influential power.

In a 12-page strategy overview, the Biden administration said it would focus on every corner of the region from South Asia to the Pacific Islands to strengthen its long-term position and commitment.

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