US will not abandon Taiwan, says Nancy Pelosi


US Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi, talking at Taiwan’s presidential workplace, advised Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen that she got here to Taiwan to make unequivocally clear that the US “is not going to abandon Taiwan.” Pelosi’s assertion got here amid China’s criticism of her go to.

Nancy Pelosi, who’s on her Taiwan go to, met President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday, August 3, on the presidential workplace.

Pelosi additionally stated now greater than ever, America’s solidarity with Taiwan is “essential” and that is the message she is delivering immediately.

Praising the nation’s democracy, Pelosi stated, “Taiwan is a flourishing democracy. It has confirmed to the world that hope, braveness and dedication can construct a peaceable and affluent future regardless of the challenges it faces”.

“As we speak, the world faces a alternative between democracy and autocracy. America’s dedication to protect democracy right here in Taiwan and on the planet stays iron-clad”, stated Pelosi throughout a gathering with President Tsai.

She additionally lauded Taiwan for its administration of the Covid pandemic and stated, “You’re a mannequin to the world”.

Pelosi talked about the three pillars of her journey, “international safety, economics and governance”.

Throughout her speech, Pelosi stated that she desires to extend parliamentary exchanges between the US and Taiwan. She referred to as Taiwan “one of many freest societies on the planet”. She additionally stated the US chip invoice would provide alternative for US-Taiwan cooperation within the chip trade.

Nancy Pelosi receives Taiwan’s highest civilian honor

US Home Speaker Nancy Pelosi obtained Taiwan’s highest civilian honor, the Order of Propitious Clouds with Particular Grand Cordon on Wednesday, August 3.

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen bestowed the dignity on Pelosi, forward of remarks delivered to reporters and officers within the presidential workplace in Taipei.

Tsai draped a blue sash round Pelosi, earlier than pinning the award on her go well with jacket. The 2 bowed to one another, standing on a stage, earlier than turning again to the group.

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