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Biden: Russian invasion of Ukraine is a global issue

STORY: Biden's comments delivered at the opening of the "Quad" meeting of Indo-Pacific leaders in Tokyo come a day after he broke with convention and volunteered U.S. military support for Taiwan, the self-governed island claimed by China.

"This is more than just a European issue. It's a global issue," Biden said of the Ukraine situation at the Quad meeting of the United States, Japan, India and Australia.

Biden stressed Washington would stand with its allies and push for a free and open Indo-Pacific region.

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