Team Biden Attempts to Calm China Anger as Pelosi Heads for Taiwan

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The White House attempted to defuse escalating tensions with China over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's upcoming travel to Taiwan.

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saying that the trip does not represent a shift in the United States' stance toward the island and encouraging Beijing to refrain from an aggressive response.

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The Liberty Times stated that Pelosi will arrive at Songshan Airport by private plane at 10:20 p.m. local time on Tuesday.

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This historic trip would make her the highest-ranking official from the United States to step foot on the island in the past quarter-century.

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China thinks of Taiwan as part of its territory and has said that Pelosi's visit will lead to "grave consequences.

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Tuesday's trip to Taiwan is anticipated by Pelosi, according to those familiar with her plans.

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According to one of the persons, Pelosi has a meeting with Tsai Ing-Wen, the president of Taiwan, scheduled for Wednesday. However, another person claimed that the details of the meeting are still being worked out.

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The House speaker's visit risks a war in the Taiwan Strait and has strained her relationship with President Biden.

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The visit isn't confirmed by Pelosi's office. Because she's flying on a military plane, the White House will know when she lands.

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