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U.S.' Harris, Japanese leader condemn China's actions in Taiwan Strait -statement

WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris reaffirmed the United States' commitment to Japan's defense during a meeting on Monday with Prime Minister Kishida Fumio in Tokyo in which they condemned China's actions in the Taiwan Strait.

"They discussed the People’s Republic of China’s recent aggressive and irresponsible provocations in the Taiwan Strait, and reaffirmed the importance of preserving peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait," the White House said in a statement. (Reporting by Doina Chiacu; Editing by Catherine Evans)