Biden to Convene Summit to Rally Democracies Against Authoritarianism, Taiwan Wants to ParticipateEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

U.S. President Joe Biden will convene a “Summit for Democracy” with other world leaders in December, the White House said on Aug. 11, in an effort to shore up faith in democratic governance and defend “against authoritarianism.” The action is widely seen as a response to the Chinese Communist Party and its leader, Xi Jinping, who in his speeches has vowed to see that the ruling totalitarian party in China shapes mankind’s common future by promoting “socialism with Chinese characteristics.” Taiwan, an independent self-ruled liberal democratic island that the Chinese regime wants to claim as part if its territory, expressed its wish to participate in Biden’s democracy summit after the White House’s announcement. ‘Summit for Democracy’ The White House announced Biden’s plans to bolster support for democracy on Wednesday. The first summit will be a virtual meeting to take place on Dec. 9 and 10, and “will galvanize commitments and initiatives across three principal …Read More

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