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China Condemns Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit: ‘Those Who Play with Fire Will Perish by It’

Posted on AllSides August 2nd, 2022
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Ann Wang/Reuters

After making numerous direct threats against the speaker of the house in a bid to stop her from visiting Taiwan, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs condemned Nancy Pelosi’s trip to the island, calling it a “major political provocation.”

Pelosi’s trip “has a severe impact on the political foundation of China-U.S. relations, and seriously infringes upon China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity. It gravely undermines peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait, and sends a seriously wrong signal to the separatist forces for ‘Taiwan independence.’ China firmly opposes and sternly condemns...

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