Financial Times: China’s warning against Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan indicates a military response

The British “Financial Times” newspaper says that “China is escalating its warnings to Washington about House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan.”

  • Financial Times: China’s warning about Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan indicates a possible military response

newspaper reported “Financial Times” Britain said on Saturday that China had issued strong warnings to the administration of US President Joe Biden against a possible visit of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan in August.

The report quoted six well-informed sources as saying that “the warnings were much stronger than the threats previously made by Beijing when it was not satisfied with the US measures or policy regarding Taiwan, which China considers part of its territory.”

The newspaper quoted the sources as saying that “this private letter indicates a possible military response,” while the National Security Council of the White House and the US State Department declined to comment on this report.

The newspaper reported on July 18 that “Pelosi plans to visit Taiwan in August.”

A day later, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said:Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan will seriously undermine China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity,” and that “the United States will bear the consequences of its response.”

AndPelosi refusedCommenting on her plans for a business trip to Taiwan, after US President Joe Biden indicated that the timing of her visit to Taiwan was “unfavorable”.

“I have never discussed my travel plans for security reasons,” Pelosi told reporters, Thursday. “There will be no discussion now.”

On Wednesday, Biden said he planned to speak with Chinese President Xi Jinping by the end of the month, and appeared to question reports of Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan. “I think the military thinks it’s not a good idea at the moment, but I don’t know what the situation is,” he told reporters.

The Global Times warned, on Wednesday, that Beijing’s response could be “military and strategic.” On the visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan, which China considers part of its territory.

It was expected that the US delegation headed by Pelosi would visit Taiwan last April, but the visit was postponed at the time, after the US House of Representatives announced that Pelosi had contracted the Corona virus.

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