House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi landed in Taiwan’s capital, Taipei, today, Aug. 2, according to media reports.

Pelosi’s visit raised tensions between the US and China, which vowed to respond to any violation of its sovereignty, according to statements by its officials.

The highest-ranking US official kicked off a tour of East Asian countries, including Singapore and Malaysia.

Pelosi will meet with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen tomorrow, Aug. 8. 

China’s military vowed to launch ‘targeted military actions’ in response to US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan.