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China: Nancy Pelosi ‘shot herself in foot’ with Taiwan visit

Guardian, 05 Aug 2022
Amid escalating tensions with the US after House speaker Nancy Pelosi’s recent visit to Taiwan, China’s foreign minister, Wang Yi, described Pelosi’s visit as a ‘contemptible farce’, saying she she ‘shot herself in the foot’. Earlier today China declared that it was halting cooperation with the US in a range of portfolios from climate issues to military cooperation. Its military has also carried out extensive exercises around Taiwan in a demonstration of fury directed at the US
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