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Pelosi set to visit Taiwan despite China warnings, sources say

2022-08-02 09:07:52       source:Reuters

August 2, 2022

TAIPEI/BEIJING, Aug 1 (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi was set to visit Taiwan on Tuesday, three sources said, as the United States said it wouldn't be intimidated by Chinese threats to never "sit idly by" if she made the trip to the self-ruled island claimed by Beijing.

Pelosi, who began an Asia trip earlier on Monday in Singapore, was due to spend Tuesday night in Taiwan, three people briefed on the matter said.

Taiwan's foreign ministry said it had no comment on reports of Pelosi's travel plans, but the White House - which wouldn't confirm the trip - said she had the right to go.

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