US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi walks with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen at the Presidential Palace in Taipei on Wednesday. Pelosi is the highest-profile elected US official to visit the self-ruled island in 25 years. Photo: Taiwan Presidential Palace Handout via EPA-EFE
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi walks with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen at the Presidential Palace in Taipei on Wednesday. Pelosi is the highest-profile elected US official to visit the self-ruled island in 25 years. Photo: Taiwan Presidential Palace Handout via EPA-EFE
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Nancy Pelosi in Taiwan: Japan anxious over China drills as North Korea slams ‘interference’ and Seoul calls for calm

  • US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan has sparked fears in Tokyo about Chinese military drills in ‘Japan’s exclusive economic zone’
  • Meanwhile, Pyongyang said it ‘fully supported’ Beijing’s position on Pelosi’s trip, as South Korea called for dialogue to maintain peace and stability

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi walks with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen at the Presidential Palace in Taipei on Wednesday. Pelosi is the highest-profile elected US official to visit the self-ruled island in 25 years. Photo: Taiwan Presidential Palace Handout via EPA-EFE
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi walks with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen at the Presidential Palace in Taipei on Wednesday. Pelosi is the highest-profile elected US official to visit the self-ruled island in 25 years. Photo: Taiwan Presidential Palace Handout via EPA-EFE
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