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Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan Visit Updates

United States Leader of the House Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday became the first senior US official in 25 years to visit Taiwan, refusing to obey a thread of increasingly stark warnings and threats from china that have sent tensions between the world's two superpowers to take flight. 

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Several US warships were in a journey on the sea near Taiwan on Tuesday, US military officials said. In the middle of Chinese anger over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's disputing visit to the island Beijing claims as its area of land.

Pelosi, second in line to the presidency, is the stimulating elected US official to visit Taiwan in 25 years and Beijing has made clear that it regards her presence as a considerable-encouragement, setting the region on edge.

Live webcast showed the 82-year-old lawmaker, who flew on a US military aircraft, being greeted at Taipei's Songshan Airport by foreign minister Joseph Wu. "our accreditation visit to Taiwan honors America's unwavering commitment to supporting Taiwan's vibrant democracy," Nancy Pelosi said in a statement upon her arrival, adding that her visit "in no way contradicts" US policy towards Taipei and Beijing.

Taiwan said the trip displayed "rock solid" support from Washington. Reaction from Beijing was swift with US Ambassador Nicholas Burns dismissed by the Foreign Ministry late Tuesday and warned that Washington "shall pay the price" for Pelosi's visit.

Pelosi is currently on a tour of Asia and while neither she nor her office confirmed the Taipei visit in advance, multiple US and Taiwanese media outlets reported it was on the cards- triggering days of mounting anger from Beijing.

China's military said that it was on "high alert" and would "launch a series of targeted military actions in response" to the visit. It rapidly announced plans for a series of military exercises in the water around the island to begin on Wednesday, including "long-range live missiles shooting" in the Taiwan Strait.

Taiwan's defense ministry said more than 21 Chinese military aircraft had flown on Tuesday into Taiwan's air defense identification zone an area wider than its geographical airspace that convergence with part of China's own air defense zone.