China warns its military will 'not sit idly by' if Nancy Pelosi visits Taiwan

by 24britishtvAug. 1, 2022, 4 p.m. 21
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China has stepped up its warning against Nancy Pelosi’s potential visit to Taiwan, saying its military will 'not sit idly by' if it goes ahead this week. Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub The explicit message came amid reports that the US House speaker, who began her tour of Asia at the weekend, may be arriving in Taipei on Tuesday and as China’s People’s Liberation Army was celebrating the 95th anniversary of its founding. China’s spokesperson, Zhao Lijian, said that because of Pelosi’s status, a visit to Taiwan, which China claims as its own province, would 'lead to egregious political impact' China’s military ‘will not sit idly by’ if Nancy Pelosi visits Taiwan ► https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/aug/01/china-military-nancy-pelosi-visit-taiwan The Guardian publishes independent journalism, made possible by supporters. Contribute to The Guardian today ► https://bit.ly/3uhA7zg Sign up to the Guardian's free new daily newsletter, First Edition ► http://theguardian.com/first-edition Website ► https://www.theguardian.com Facebook ►https://www.facebook.com/theguardian Twitter ► https://twitter.com/guardian Instagram ► https://instagram.com/guardian The Guardian on YouTube: The Guardian ► https://bit.ly/guardiannewssubs Guardian Australia ► https://bit.ly/guardianaussubs Guardian Football ► https://bit.ly/gdnfootballsubs Guardian Sport ► https://bit.ly/gdnsportsubs Guardian Live ► https://bit.ly/guardianlivesubs #China #Taiwan #NancyPelosi

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