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Russia says Pelosi's visit to Taiwan a 'provocation', backs Beijing

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Russia says Pelosi's visit to Taiwan a 'provocation', backs Beijing
Russia says Pelosi's visit to Taiwan a 'provocation', backs Beijing   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2022

– Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said on Tuesday that Russia views U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s expected visit to Taiwan as a “provocation” aimed at pressuring Beijing.

In a press briefing, Zakharova said that Russia supporters Beijing’s One China principle, and opposes Taiwanese independence “in any form”.

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