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Breaking: Pelosi arrives Taiwan as tension mounts…White House,Beijing silent

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Pelosi has now arrived in Taiwan as tension mounts between China and the US,CityNews Nigeria reports.

 

Pelosi lands in Taiwan  on a visit that could significantly escalate tensions with China, which claims the self-ruled island as its own territory. Pelosi is on an Asian tour this week that is being closely watched to see if she will defy China’s warnings against visiting the island republic, a close US ally.

CityNews Nigeria reports that Beijing has vowed to retaliate if Pelosi becomes the highest US elected official to visit Taiwan in more than 25 years, but has given no details. Speculation has centered on threatening military exercises and possible incursions by Chinese planes and ships into areas under Taiwanese control.

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CityNews Nigeria reports that Sino-US relations is expected to take a nose-dive in the next coming days.

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