U.S. Representative Wittman revealed to Japanese media that a delegation from the House of Representatives Special Committee on China plans to visit Taiwan within a few months.

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[Compiled by Sun Yuqing/Comprehensive report] As China's "spy balloon" incident accelerated the deterioration of US-China relations, "Nikkei Asia" (Nikkei Asia) pointed out on the 12th that the newly established US-China Strategic Competition Special Committee of the US House of Representatives is discussing A delegation will be sent to visit Taiwan within a few months, and hearings will not be ruled out in Taiwan.

According to reports, Virginia Republican Congressman Rob Wittman, a member of the US-China Strategic Competition Select Committee, told the Nikkei that he and other committee members are planning to visit Taiwan. To piss off China, but I think it's very important to do this (visit Taiwan) because it has to send a signal that we strongly support Taiwan."

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Wittmann also mentioned that the delegation may hold a hearing in Taiwan, and the relevant itinerary is still to be discussed.

Republican Congressman Mike Gallagher, chairman of the US-China Strategic Competition Select Committee, said in an interview last month that he would pay attention to the US$18 billion arms sales plan to Taiwan that has been approved but has been delayed.

The U.S.-China Special Committee on Strategic Competition is set to start operating at the end of this month. Although it has no right to vote on bills, it will examine the Chinese Communist Party from a wide range of issues including national security, economy and human rights, and make policy recommendations on China to other committees of the House of Representatives.

In addition, the Republican speaker of the House of Representatives, McCarthy, told the media on the 1st that he intends to follow in the footsteps of the former Democratic speaker Pelosi to visit Taiwan, "I don't think China can order me where I can go." Er also plans to lead a cross-party delegation to visit Taiwan this spring. "The chairman is undoubtedly planning a trip to Asia. The purpose is to strengthen the alliance with important partners in the Indo-Pacific, and he is expected to visit Taiwan."

A senior U.S. defense official said that with every visit to Taiwan by members of the U.S. Congress, military tensions around Taiwan will escalate. It can be seen from Speaker Xi's visit to Taiwan, even though her itinerary had not yet been finalized.