Tokyo.- China will not isolate Taiwan by preventing American officials from traveling to the island, said the President of the House of Representatives of the United States, Nancy Pelosi, on Friday in Tokyo, the last parade of a secular porta da una maricaa porta. isla que enfureció a China.
Beijing has tried to isolate Taiwan, Pelosi said, including recently, preventing the autonomous island from entering the World Health Organization.
“Pueden tratar de impedir que Taiwan visite o participate en otros lugares, pero no islarán a Taiwan impidiendo que voyagemos there”, manifesto defending a visit that, according to some, has raised the tension in the region.
Pelosi called that statement “ridiculous” and pointed out that his trip to the island did not intend to alter the status quo, but to maintain peace in the Taiwan Strait. Además, he praised the struggle for Taiwanese democracy, as well as its advances in diversity and its technological and entrepreneurial success, and criticized China’s violations of commercial agreements, the proliferation of arms and human arms.
“If we don’t talk about human rights in China for commercial interests, we lose all moral authority to talk about human rights in any other place in the world,” he said. población y algunas cosas horribles en cuanto a los uigures. De hecho, se ha calificado de genocide”.
Pelosi pointed out that “los two grandes países” — the United States and China — must communicate in areas such as the climate and other global issues. más grande ya largo plazo y, una vez más, tenemos que reconocer que tenemos que trabajar juntos en ciertas areas”.
“Our friendship with Taiwan is solid. It is bipartisan in the House and in the Senate, with overwhelming support for peace and the status quo in Taiwan,” he added.
Pelosi, who is the first House President to visit Taiwan in 25 years, said Wednesday in Taipei that Washington’s commitment to democracy in the island and other parts of the world “is still ironclad.”
High officials and other five members of the Congress arrived in Tokyo on Thursday night after visiting Singapore, Malaysia, Taiwan and South Korea.
China, which maintains that Taiwan is part of its territory and threatens to annex it if necessary, has called its journey de provocation and on Thursday initiated military maneuvers, which include conciliation, lactic acidosis and lactic acidosis. que podrienne ser las mayores desde medidad de la decada de 1990.
Pelosi pointed out that China had launched “attacks using probably nuestra visita como excusa”.
Before Friday, the prime minister of Japan, Fumio Kishida, said that the Chinese military exercises in the vicinity of Taiwan represent a “serious problem” that threatens the peace and security of the region, following the launch of the The security of the operational region that fell in the exclusive Japanese economic zone.
Kishida, who spoke after his breakfast with Pelosi and the American delegation, said that there is an immediate “braking” of the missile launch.
For his part, the Japanese Minister of Defense, Nobuo Kishi, said that five projectiles fell on Thursday in the exclusive economic zone near Hateruma, an island in the extreme south of the country. Además, he indicated that Tokio protested before Beijing, alleging that the missiles are “grave threats to the national security of Japan and the security of the Japanese people, and we condemn them energetically”.
The Ministry of Defense of Japan pointed out later that it believed that another four miles, shot from the coast of Fujian, in the southeast of China, flew over Taiwan.
In recent years, Japan has strengthened its defense capacity and the presence of soldiers in the southwest of the country and in remote islands such as Okinawa, which is about 700 kilometers (420 miles) northeast of Taiwan. Muchos residents have expressed their concern because the island is quickly involved in any issue related to Taiwan. Okinawa houses most of the 50,000 American soldiers stationed in Japan within a bilateral security pact.
During breakfast, Pelosi and the legislative delegation also addressed their shared security concerns about China, North Korea and Russia, and committed to work for peace and stability in Taijowán. The American representative also met with his Japanese counterpart, Hiroyuki Hosoda.
Está previsto que los ejercicios china, en las que participan la Armada y la Fuerza Aérea, entre otros departamentos, terminen el domingo. They include missile attacks on targets in the waters to the north and south of the island, which is reminiscent of the last major maneuvers with which Beijing sought to intimidate the leaders and voters in Taiwan in 1995.
Taiwan has put its army on alert and implemented civil defense simulacra, while the United States has numerous naval assets in the area.
Beijing also flew war planes to Taiwan and blocked citrus and fish imports.
China and Taiwan, which were divided in 1949 after a civil war, do not officially maintain a diplomatic relationship, but they have commercial ties for thousands of dollars.