Speaker Pelosi lands in Taiwan amid heightened tensions

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Speaker Pelosi lands in Taiwan amid heightened tensions
China's Defense Ministry stated that it would launch a 'series of targeted military operations' in response to the visit.
By TZVI JOFFRE
Published: AUGUST 2, 2022

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi landed in Taiwan on Tuesday afternoon, as China threatened to respond if she visited the country and both China and the US moved forces into the area. Pelosi's plane was escorted by Taiwanese fighter jets after she entered the country's airspace. China moved military forces and equipment toward the border ahead of the visit and Chinese fighter jets were in the air in the area. Shortly after landing, Pelosi tweeted "Our Congressional delegation’s visit to Taiwan honors America’s unwavering commitment to supporting Taiwan’s vibrant Democracy.

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