The Taipei 101 skyscraper displays a welcome message for US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday. Photo: Getty Images/TNS
The Taipei 101 skyscraper displays a welcome message for US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday. Photo: Getty Images/TNS

Nancy Pelosi explains her Taiwan trip as vital to defence of democracy and freedom

  • Moments after the US speaker of the House lands in Taipei, The Washington Post publishes an essay in which she outlines the reasons for her visit
  • She cites ‘Beijing’s abysmal human rights record and disregard for the rule of law … as President Xi Jinping tightens his grip on power’

The Taipei 101 skyscraper displays a welcome message for US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday. Photo: Getty Images/TNS
The Taipei 101 skyscraper displays a welcome message for US Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday. Photo: Getty Images/TNS
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