Second delegation of US congressmen to visit Taiwan
< source srcset="https://s0.rbk.ru/v6_top_pics/resized/800xH/media/img/5/32/756604798701325.webp 800w" type="image/webp" media="(max-width: 400px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 400px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)" >
The second delegation of US congressmen in a month will visit Taiwan. This was reported by the American Institute of Taiwan (the de facto US embassy in the country).
The new delegation is led by Massachusetts Senator and Democratic Party member Ed Markey. The delegation also included four members of the House of Representatives. Among them, only one represents the Republican Party— Congresswoman Amata Coleman Reidwagen.
“The delegation will meet with senior Taiwan leaders to discuss US-Taiwan relations, regional security, trade and investment, global supply chains, climate change and other important issues of mutual interest,” the message says.
Congressmen will stay in Taiwan for two days.
This is the second visit by US congressmen to Taiwan in the last month. On August 2, Speaker of the US Congress Nancy Pelosi flew to the island and met with the head of the administration of the unrecognized state Tsai Ing-wen. She also visited the Taiwan Parliament.
Read on RBC Pro Pro A crisis is an opportunity to increase revenue. That's how Instructions Pro What will happen to the world economy in the event of a conflict between the US and China Articles Pro Undistractable. How to manage your attention and life Summary Pro “The Subtle Art of Giving a Fuck”: How to Stop Following Imposed Goals Summary Pro Remote Employees Work Worse: How to Control Them Ethically Instructions Pro The main thing is not to reach Abibas: what should be an import-substituting brand Articles Pro Wish you luck in a new place: how big business to work with reviews Instructions Pro Franchise: 7 secrets.
As Pelosi herself explained, she flew to Taiwan to demonstrate US support for a “bright and dynamic” business. democracy. Chinese authorities criticized her visit, accusing the United States of violating the “one China” principle. Beijing has also launched large-scale military exercises with firing off the island. China is also conducting exercises in the airspace north, southwest and southeast of Taiwan.
The Russian Foreign Ministry previously called Pelosi's visit to Taiwan a provocation and an attempt to distract from domestic problems and the situation in Ukraine. The Kremlin also called Pelosi's trip provocative, indicating that it would lead to increased tensions.