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Markets sink as talk of Pelosi Taiwan trip fans China-US tension

Updated: 02 Aug 2022, 08:49 AM IST
TL;DR.
  • A possible meeting between Pelosi and Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen is sure to anger Beijing, which views the island as its territory and has said the White House was playing with fire.
A newspaper front page reporting about U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi is pictured in Taipei, Taiwan, August 2, 2022. REUTERS/Ann Wang

A newspaper front page reporting about U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi is pictured in Taipei, Taiwan, August 2, 2022. REUTERS/Ann Wang