Thursday, March 30, 2023

China to ban relatives after Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan – Nation World News

China this Friday announced sanctions against the Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, as part of a reaction to her visit to Taiwan and accusing her of endangering regional peace and stability, agencies report.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs pointed out that punitive measures are also directed at immediate relatives of the congress, without specifying what they involved, Prensa Latina reported.

“Ignoring China’s serious concerns and staunch opposition, US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi insisted on a visit to China’s Taiwan region. This gross interference in China’s internal affairs, a serious attack on China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, was a – a serious violation of the China Doctrine and a serious threat to peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait.” , the Chinese foreign ministry said, according to Sputnik.

He added that “in response to this blatant provocation, China has decided to adopt sanctions against Pelosi and members of his immediate family in accordance with relevant laws.” The statement did not specify which restrictive measures are included or when they will go into effect.

In addition to sanctioning the US legislator, Beijing responded to his visit with military exercises around Taiwan for four days, punitive measures against individuals, companies and organizations accused of promoting separatism, and certain imports and Export stopped.


Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi warned that Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan would pay a heavy price for the North American country.

“This obscene comedy will have dire consequences for the United States and all responsibility will fall on Washington,” the head of the Beijing Diplomacy said.

“(That visit) is a serious attack against the sovereignty and territorial integrity of China,” he said.

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