Despite renewed tensions worldwide, Nancy Pelosi (US House Speaker) stated that Beijing won’t succeed in blocking Taipei.
Washington won’t allow China to “isolate”Nancy Pelosi (US House of Representatives) has stated that Taiwan is being reacted to tensions. China has staged a military drill around the Taiwanese coast in response to Pelosi’s visit to the self-governing island, which Beijing said was meddling in its domestic affairs.
“They may try to keep Taiwan from visiting or participating in other places but they will not isolate Taiwan,”Pelosi spoke to reporters in Tokyo (Japan) Friday, as she concluded her Asian tour.
“We will not allow them to isolate Taiwan,”Elle added that the trip had been a success. “not about changing the status quo”In the area
Despite strong warnings and protests from Beijing, Pelosi visited Taiwan this week and met with the island’s politicians, becoming the highest-ranking US official to do so.
China regards Taiwan as its territory, even though it has had a different government in Taiwan since late 1940s. It opposes diplomatic recognition of Taiwan as an independent nation.
Beijing said that Pelosi’s visit has violated the decades-old ‘One China’ principle, under which the US refrained from formally recognizing Taiwan’s independence. In response to Pelosi’s trip, the Chinese military launched a snap live-fire drill, which Beijing’s state media described as a simulation of “a reunification-by-force operation.”
Yu Chian Chang, a Taiwanese Defense Ministry official, stated that the exercise was successful. “tantamount to a naval and air blockade of Taiwan.”
The Chinese Foreign Ministry summoned European and Japanese envoys to discuss what Beijing had said. “wanton interference in China’s affairs.” The Group of Seven (G7) and the EU earlier released a statement condemning Beijing’s drill as “unnecessary escalation.”
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