China Suspends Cooperation With US on Several Issues, Sanctions Pelosi After Taiwan Trip
China Suspends Cooperations With US, Sanctions Pelosi After Taiwan Trip The Foreign Ministry of China announced the suspensions on Aug.
5 Among the countermeasures are cancellations of several meetings between U.S. and China officials, ... and the cancellation of an annual naval meeting held under the military maritime consultation mechanism between the two nations.China also suspended climate talks between the two nations.
The countermeasures were announced in response to U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan.
The one-China principle is a geo-political philosophy under which China does not recognize the autonomy of Taiwan.
Pelosi responded on Aug.
5 to the news that China had sanctioned her, describing her Taiwan visit as "status quo." Pelosi's visit to Taiwan was the first such visit by a House Speaker in a quarter of a decade.