US House Speaker visits Taiwan
- US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan despite China's warning.
- Ms Pelosi has become the highest-ranked elected US official to visit Taiwan in 25 years.
- The US House Speaker insisted that her trip in no way contradicts official US policy.
- She also asserted Washington's strong commitment to the self-ruled island, which China views as part of its territory.
- The US Republican Party has supported Ms Pelosi's trip.