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China vows ‘targeted military actions’ in response to Pelosi Taiwan visit

A resident walks by a man reads a newspaper reporting on US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Asia visit, at a stand in Beijing, July 31, 2022. (Andy Wong/AP)
A resident walks by a man reads a newspaper reporting on US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Asia visit, at a stand in Beijing, July 31, 2022. (Andy Wong/AP)

China has vowed to launch “targeted military actions” in response to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan, as tensions flare between Washington and Beijing.

“The Chinese People’s Liberation Army is on high alert and will launch a series of targeted military operations to counter this, resolutely defend national sovereignty and territorial integrity, and resolutely thwart external interference and ‘Taiwan independence’ separatist attempts,” Defense Ministry spokesman Wu Qian says in a statement condemning the visit.

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