Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen thanked U.S. House speaker Nancy Pelosi for her support of democratic values as the pair met in Taipei on Wednesday.
Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan makes her the highest-ranking U.S. official to visit Taiwan in 25 years, drawing the ire of China which has called the move a breach of the one-China policy and an interference in China’s internal affairs.
Tsai said she was committed to working with the U.S. over security in the Taiwan straits and the wider Indo-Pacific region and vowed to deepen economic cooperation and supply chain resilience with the U.S.
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