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International news brief: US cannot allow China’s ‘new normal’ over Taiwan, says Pelosi

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oi-Deepika S

| Updated: Thursday, August 11, 2022, 16:03 [IST]

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Washington, Aug 11: US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that Washington cannot allow Beijing to establish a "new normal" in Taiwan with its provocative drills and warplane incursions in the Taiwan Straits, in retaliation to her high-profile visit to the self-ruled island last week. "What we saw with China is that they were trying to establish sort of a new normal. And we just can't let that happen," Pelosi told a news conference on Wednesday after her trip to Asia. China on Wednesday announced that it has "successfully completed" its week-long and unprecedented military drills that have essentially encircled Taiwan, warning that Beijing will organise regular combat patrols as a new normal to enforce its one-China policy.

International news brief: US cannot allow China’s ‘new normal’ over Taiwan, says Pelosi

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