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Australia discussing ‘contingency’ plans with United States over possible Taiwan conflict – ABC News

A senior American diplomat says Australia and the United States are discussing contingency plans in case a military conflict erupts over Taiwan.

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A senior American diplomat says Australia and the United States are discussing contingency plans in case a military conflict erupts over Taiwan.

  • Michael Godman says the US is focused on the risk of Taiwan facing overt military intervention from China
  • China considers the democratic nation a renegade territory of its own
  • Australia does not formally recognise Taiwan diplomatically

The US embassy’s most senior diplomat currently¬†posted to Australia, Michael Goldman, has also praised Australia for standing…

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