US Speaker Nancy Pelosi Snubs China To Visit Taiwan; Meets Officials In Taipei
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, along with a Congressional delegation, arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday evening, August 2.
Pelosi was received and greeted by Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu upon the former arrival at Taipei airport.
Supporters were seen holding banners and placards outside the hotel where Pelosi stayed in Taipei.
Pelosi along with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen goes for a meeting on Wednesday, despite warnings from China.
US Congressional delegation led by Pelosi was seen posing for a photo along with Taiwanese government officials during the meeting.
Pelosi became the highest-ranking US official to visit the self-ruled island nation in the last 25 years.
Pelosi stressed that the US will not abandon its commitment to Taiwan amid the Chinese government threat.
US House Speaker Pelosi also held a meeting with Legislative Yuan Deputy Speaker Tsai Chi-chang in Taipei.
Pelosi also visited the National Human Rights Museum in Taiwan to pay tribute to heroes who suffered fought for the island nation democracy.
Taiwan Foreign Affairs Minister, Joseph Wu, talks to Pelosi at Taipei airport as she prepares to depart.
Pelosi bids goodbye to Taiwan, as she departed for South Korea, her next destination amid the ongoing Asia trip.
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