Local Media In Taiwan Say Pelosi Will Arrive Tuesday Night

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At a glance

  • House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is touring Asia as questions swirl over a possible stop in Taiwan that has fueled tension with Beijing.
  • While there have been no official announcements, local media in Taiwan reported that Pelosi will arrive Tuesday night.
  • Such a visit will spark fury in Beijing, which regards Taiwan as its own territory and has repeatedly warned of “serious consequence.
  • “If Pelosi insists on visiting Taiwan, China will take resolute and strong measures to defend its sovereignty and territorial integrity,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian said in Beijing.

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