Nancy Pelosi Visiting Taiwan Will Esclate Tensions With Tiongkok

3 August 2022 00:25

U.S. house speaker Nancy Pelosi was believed headed for Taiwan on Tuesday, on a visit that could significantly escalate tensions with Beijing, nwhich claims the self-ruled island as its own territory.

Security barricades were being set up in front of the grand hyatt hotel in Taipei City on tuesday. Media reports speculate that u.s. house speaker Nancy Pelosi and her accompanying delegation, will arrive in taiwan on Tuesday Evening and stay overnight.

Taiwan's foreign ministry earlier declined to disclose any information or comment on whether pelosi is visiting Taiwan. It would be the first visit to the country, which is claimed by China, by a senior U.S. official in 25 years.