Pelosi's Taiwan visit sparks furious reaction from China

by 24britishtvAug. 3, 2022, 2 p.m. 19
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Nancy Pelosi concluded her controversial trip to Taiwan on Wednesday. The US House speaker arrived in Taipei late on Tuesday on an unannounced but closely watched trip, which has drawn condemnation and vows of retaliation from China, which claims Taiwan as its province. Beijing demonstrated its anger by launching live fire 'targeted military operations' in six locations surrounding the self-ruled island, while the Chinese foreign minister called the visit 'an outright farce' Subscribe to Guardian News on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/guardianwiressub Nancy Pelosi pledges US solidarity with Taiwan amid alarm at China military drills ► https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/aug/03/nancy-pelosi-taiwan-visit-speaker-pledges-us-solidarity-tsai-in-wen-china-military-drills China-Taiwan relations: what’s behind the tensions – in 30 seconds ► https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/aug/01/china-and-taiwan-whats-behind-the-tensions-in-30-seconds 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 #NancyPelosi #Taiwan #China

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