Foreign Policy

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrives to Taiwan

by TASS

The plane of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi landed at Taipei Songshan Airport on Tuesday, according to data of Flightradar flight tracking service.

On Monday, the Taiwanese press reported that Pelosi will spend the night at a hotel and will meet with the head of the island’s administration, Tsai Ing-wen, on Wednesday morning, as well as will address the Legislative Yuan (regional parliament).

This trip is the first visit by a speaker of the US House of Representatives to Taiwan in the last 25 years. The visit prompted a harsh reaction from China, which considers Taiwan part of its territory, and increased tensions in the region.

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