China confirmed that it has sent stronger warnings to US authorities about a possible visit to Taiwan by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the newspaper first reported. Financial Times, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Monday.
“The Chinese side has made it clear to the United States on many occasions that it firmly opposes Speaker (of the US House of Representatives) Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. We are fully prepared,” spokesman Zhao Lijian said during a briefing.
“If the United States goes its own way, China will certainly take firm and forceful measures to safeguard its national sovereignty and territorial integrity, and the United States should take responsibility for any serious consequences,” he added.
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