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Nancy Pelosi plane landed in Taiwan (photo, video) — UNIAN

An American jet landed at the airport of the capital of the island.

Pelosi landed in Taiwan / screenshot

A few minutes ago, an American jet landed at the airport in Taipei (Taiwan’s capital), carrying Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi.

This is evidenced by the data of the tracking service. flightradar.

Footage of the landing of the SPAR19 has surfaced online.

The plane with Pelosi landed successfully / screenshot

Within minutes, it became known that Nancy Pelosi was indeed on board. She got off the plane accompanied by several people. At the airport, Pelosi was met by a delegation of Taiwanese officials.

Pelosi got off the plane / screenshot

Meanwhile, the people of Taiwan greet Pelosi wearing yellow and blue protective masks.

Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan: what you need to know

According to Taiwanese media, Pelosi was scheduled to begin her visit to Taiwan around 5:30 pm ET. She is supposed to leave the island tomorrow.

China has stated that will respond with “drastic measures” if Pelosi travels to Taiwan, and also noted that he “strongly objects” to a possible visit.

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On the eve of the proposed visit, Beijing warned of “egregious political consequences.” Chinese officials also said the nation “will not sit idly by” if Beijing feels its “sovereignty and territorial integrity” are under threat.

The American side has not officially confirmed Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. Her Asian tour includes visits to Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and Singapore, some of which have already taken place.

Pelosi became the first senior US politician to visit Taiwan in 25 years.

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