Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Nancy Pelosi’s visit was irresponsible and irrational.
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi traveled to Taiwan on Tuesday as part of her Asia tour. With this trip, Nancy Pelosi became the first US official to visit Taiwan after 25 years.
Also in the press conference, “Taiwan has the support of the United States. “We stand with Taiwan,” Nancy said.
China expressed strong displeasure with Nancy’s visit. China also said that the US was interfering in China’s internal affairs.
China has announced major military exercises, including live-fire drills, around Taiwan from tomorrow to Sunday due to Nancy’s visit. As a result, there is tension around the island of Taiwan.
China’s Foreign Minister commented on Nancy’s visit.
Speaking at the Asian Foreign Ministers’ Meeting, Wang Yi said, “US Speaker Nancy’s trip is irresponsible and irrational.
China’s current actions are necessary and timely defensive countermeasures. It is aimed at safeguarding Chinese national security and sovereignty,” he said.