US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s expected visit to Taiwan has resulted in stern warnings from Beijing and mounting concerns in Washington.
The California Democrat is leading a congressional delegation to the Indo-Pacific, with stops including Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea and Japan, according to a statement released by her office on Sunday.
The statement and Pelosi’s public itinerary have made no mention of Taiwan, but a senior Taiwanese government official and a US official told CNN on Monday that she is expected to visit Taiwan and stay overnight as part of her tour of Asia. It is unclear when exactly Pelosi will land in Taipei.
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