Beijing opposes any official ties between Taiwan and other countriesConsidering that this island territory of 24 million people is one of its historical provinces, even if it does not control it.
Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the House of Representatives and one of the highest-ranking figures in the US state, declined to tell reporters last Thursday whether she would make the trip, which was planned for August, according to some media reports.
“If America continues…”
He will be the highest-profile corporate American to visit Taiwan in decades. Beijing announced on Wednesday
Strong resistance For this potential move, it is not unanimous even within the US government.
If America continues With Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, they
All consequences must be borneChinese diplomatic spokesman Zhao Lijian told reporters.
The United States, like most of the world, does not officially recognize Taiwan. But they strongly support the island
Democratic And Washington is Taipei’s most important arms partner and supplier.
Seeing this as an attack on its sovereignty, China has increased pressure against Taipei in recent years, for example by launching incursion campaigns into Taiwan’s air defense zone.
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