Pelosi leaves Taipei to sound of Chinese fury

Posted on AllSides August 3rd, 2022
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US Speaker Nancy Pelosi has left Taiwan after a brief but controversial visit.

Ms Pelosi - the most senior US politician to visit in 25 years - departed on Wednesday after meeting leaders in the capital Taipei.

But her visit, as part of a wider Asian tour, sparked fury in Beijing after she ignored its warnings not to travel to the island.

Taiwan is self-ruled - but China sees it as a breakaway province that will eventually unite with it.

In a statement issued on Wednesday, China's Foreign Minister Wang...

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