House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pictured in Washington ahead of her trip to Asia. Photo: AP
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pictured in Washington ahead of her trip to Asia. Photo: AP

Nancy Pelosi set for Asia trip after Chinese leader Xi Jinping warns US not to ‘play with fire’ over Taiwan

  • China has repeatedly said the US House Speaker should not visit the island, with one observer suggesting ‘even stronger warnings’ have been given in private
  • Pelosi has not confirmed whether she will visit Taiwan, but if she does she will be the highest ranked US official to do so since 1997

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pictured in Washington ahead of her trip to Asia. Photo: AP
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi pictured in Washington ahead of her trip to Asia. Photo: AP
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