United States House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi was said to be traumatized by the attack on her husband, who was assaulted Friday morning by one man with a hammer.
Paul Francis Pelosi, husband of United States House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been sentenced to five days in jail and ordered to pay US$6,800 after pleading guilty to drink driving in California.
Uruguay's Foreign Minister Francisco Bustillo said in an interview published over the weekend that his country adhered to the one-China principle whereby Taiwan would be a rogue province yet to rejoin the mainland politically.
China resumed military maneuvers around the island of Taiwan following the presence in Taipei of yet another delegation of US lawmakers. After the visit by a group led lead by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi earlier this month, the new team was headed by Senator Ed Markey from Massachusetts.
Five US lawmakers landed in Taipei Sunday in yet another trip by Parliamentarians from that country after a recent visit headed by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi heated tensions with Beijing, which regard the island as a Chinese rogue province.
By Gwynne Dyer – Nancy Pelosi’s brief visit to Taiwan this week caused great — if somewhat confected — anger in Beijing, but the Chinese Communist regime was not her main target. The Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives has long supported Taiwan, and she will be aware that both the government and the people are in need of reassurance at the moment.
Argentine controversial ambassador to China, Sabiuo Vaca Narvaja openly supported Beijing's position condemning US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi visit to Taiwan, which he described as a provocation and a problem for the international community.
China Friday imposed an entry ban on its territory against US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the entourage accompanying her earlier this week to Taiwan in defiance of Beijing's advice not to fuel tensions regarding what the Asian country considers to be a rogue province.
The announced threatening actions by the People's Republic of China, particularly live fire exercises and economic coercion risk unnecessary escalation in the Taiwan Strait,” points out a joint statement released on Wednesday by the foreign ministers of G7 countries and the High Representative of the EU.
House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi Wednesday left Taipei after promising that “the United States will not abandon Taiwan,” thus concluding an official trip that had upped tensions between Washington and Beijing and due to which military preparations on both sides had escalated.