Taiwan News: US Parliament Speaker Nancy Pelosi has left for South Korea after completing her visit to Taiwan. Meanwhile, news agency AFP has reported quoting Taiwanese officials that 27 Chinese fighter jets infiltrated the Taiwan Defense Zone during the visit of Nancy Pelosi. According to the Taiwan Defense Ministry, 6 J-11, 6 J-16 and 16 Su30 fighter jets also tried to infiltrate the Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ).
China is very upset with Pelosi’s visit and has warned the US of dire consequences. Along with this, China has expressed its strong protest on this matter by summoning the US Ambassador. The Chinese army also conducted military exercises in the middle of Pelosi’s visit.
Asked whether China is planning to impose sanctions against US leader Pelosi as well as Taiwanese leaders such as President Tsai Ing Wen, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying said, “We will do what we have said.” These measures will be strict, effective and firm.
Pelosi arrived in Taipei on Tuesday night. Today, he pointed to China after meeting with Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen, saying, “Today the world faces the challenge of choosing between democracy and autocracy. America’s commitment to defending democracy in Taiwan and everywhere around the world remains unshakable.
She is a high-level US official who has traveled to Taiwan in the past 25 years. China claims that Taiwan is part of it and opposes the visit of foreign officials to Taiwan.
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