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U.S. should abandon ambiguity on Taiwan defense: Japan's Abe

Former prime minister floats possibility of hosting American nuclear weapons

Japanese former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says the U.S. should abandon its ambiguous stance on how it would react to an attack on Taiwan.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Sunday that it is time for the U.S. to make clear that it would defend Taiwan from a Chinese invasion and ditch its longstanding strategic ambiguity.

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