China Sanctions US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi After Taiwan Trip

Beijing says US House speaker disregarded its concerns and resolute opposition to her ‘provocative’ visit to self-ruled island.

China has announced unspecified sanctions on Nancy Pelosi and her immediate family following the visit by the speaker of the United States House of Representatives to the self-ruled island of Taiwan earlier this week.

A Chinese foreign ministry statement on Friday said Pelosi had disregarded China’s concerns and resolute opposition to her visit – China claims Taiwan as its territory and opposes it having its own engagements with foreign governments.


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