China vows 'targeted military operations' after Pelosi arrives in Taiwan despite warnings | ITV News

by 24britishtvAug. 2, 2022, 10:50 p.m. 20
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US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday night in a move that significantly escalated tensions with China, which claims the self-ruled island as its own territory. Third in line for the presidency after Joe Biden and vice-president Kamala Harris, she became the highest ranking US official to visit Taiwan in 25 years when she landed in the capital Taipei at 10:45pm local time. Ms Pelosi, 82, arrived at Songshan airport, in the city's downtown, and was greeted by foreign minister Joseph Wu and the top US representative in Taiwan, Sandra Oudkirk. • Subscribe to ITV News on YouTube: http://bit.ly/2lOHmNj • Get breaking news and more stories at http://www.itv.com/news Follow ITV News on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/itvnews/ Follow ITV News on Twitter: https://twitter.com/itvnews Follow ITV News on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/itvnews/

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