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China Sanctions Pelosi In Retaliation For Her Taiwan Trip

The Chinese regime is imposing sanctions against U.S House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in retaliation for her defying Beijing by visiting Taiwan.
The sanction targets Pelosi and her direct relatives, a regime’s foreign ministry spokesperson said in a statement on Aug. 5.
“Pelosi insisted on visiting Taiwan in disregard of China’s serious concerns and firm opposition,” read the statement.
The regime blamed Pelosi’s “vicious and provocative actions” by visiting Taiwan, a self-ruled island that Beijing claims as its own territory, to be taken by force if necessary.
Pelosi’s short visit to Taiwan—about 19 hours—drew the wrath of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), which opposed any official exchanges with Taipei that might suggest that the island is a de facto nation-state….

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