US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attends a press conference at the US Embassy in Tokyo on Friday, August 5, 2022, at the end of her Asian tour, which included a visit to Taiwan. Photo: AFP
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attends a press conference at the US Embassy in Tokyo on Friday, August 5, 2022, at the end of her Asian tour, which included a visit to Taiwan. Photo: AFP
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China cancels range of US exchanges after slapping sanctions on Pelosi and family over Taipei visit

  • Countermeasures include suspension of defence ministry talks, as well as cooperation on illegal immigration, cross-border crimes and climate change
  • Moves are justified and not excessive, Chinese foreign ministry says, hitting back at earlier US suggestion that Beijing had overreacted

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attends a press conference at the US Embassy in Tokyo on Friday, August 5, 2022, at the end of her Asian tour, which included a visit to Taiwan. Photo: AFP
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi attends a press conference at the US Embassy in Tokyo on Friday, August 5, 2022, at the end of her Asian tour, which included a visit to Taiwan. Photo: AFP
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