US Speaker Nancy Pelosi Confirms Asia-Pacific Tour, But Silent on Taiwan Amid Escalating Tensions
The statement made no mention of whether the six-member delegation would visit Taiwan, a flashpoint in conversations between China and the United States in the run-up to the trip
U.S House Speaker Pelosi to visit Asia, no mention of Taiwan
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will visit four Asian countries from Sunday, her office said, without mentioning Taiwan amid intense speculation she might visit the self-ruled island claimed by China.
Pelosi confirms trip to Asia, but no mention of Taiwan
The speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, confirmed Sunday she will visit four Asian countries this week but made no mention of a possible stop in Taiwan that has fuelled tension with Beijing, which claims the island democracy as its own territory.