March 23, 2023
US speaker on Taiwan ignores China's warning

US speaker on Taiwan ignores China's warning

US speaker on Taiwan ignores China’s warning

US Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan despite extreme opposition and warnings from China.

He arrived in Taipei a little ahead of schedule on Tuesday night.

His plane touched down in Taipei at 10:44 local time.

He arrived in Taipei from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on a US military aircraft.

China closed airspace over the Taiwan Strait and east coast when the plane carrying Pelosi landed at Taipei airport. BBC news.

China has long viewed Taiwan as part of its own territory and resents any other country’s contact with it.

Meanwhile, the US Speaker’s visit to Taiwan has sparked widespread discussion. China has warned that the US speaker’s visit will have “serious consequences”.

US speaker on Taiwan ignores China's warning

The Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said, “The United States must bear the responsibility and pay the price for undermining China’s sovereignty and security interests.”

“The United States is taking provocative actions, which could raise tensions across the Taiwan Strait.

They must take full responsibility for it.’

China’s state media quoted the BBC as saying that Chinese warplanes have begun crossing the Taiwan Strait.

These aircraft are reported to be SU-35.

Pelosi is the most senior US politician to visit Taiwan in 25 years.

However, US President Joe Biden did not support his visit.