YEMEN Press Agency

China imposes sanctions on US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

WORLD, Aug. 05 (YPA) – China has imposed sanctions on the Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, and her immediate family members, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday.

“In disregard of China’s grave concerns and firm opposition, Pelosi insisted on visiting China’s Taiwan region. This constitutes gross interference in China’s internal affairs,’’ the ministry’s statement said.

“It gravely undermines China’s sovereignty and territorial integrity seriously tramples on the one-China principle, and severely threatens peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait.’’

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi became the first high-ranking American official to visit Taiwan in 25 years.