By Maya Lester QC & Michael O’Kane

China sanctions Nancy Pelosi over visit to Taiwan

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has announced the imposition of sanctions on Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and her immediate family members following her recent visit to Taiwan. The Foreign Ministry said that the visit constituted “a gross interference in China’s internal affairs”.

China has also responded to the visit by blocking the import of certain food products from Taiwan and the export of natural sand to the country. See previous post.

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Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human...

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