Foreign affairs committee MPs to visit Taiwan amid strained UK relations with China


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MPs on a prominent Commons committee are visiting Taiwan this week, in a move likely to anger Beijing amid strained UK relations with China. The foreign affairs committee said its members will be on the self-ruling island, which China claims as its territory, from Tuesday until Saturday. The move is likely to escalate tensions with Beijing, which cut diplomatic ties with the US following House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan in August. Politics live: Hancock to face MPs after jungle stint The committee will meet President Tsai Ing-Wen, the secretary-general of the National Security Council, Wellington Koo, and the...