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Politics Nancy Pelosi said that China is one of the "most free" companies in the world?

16:10  10 august  2022
16:10  10 august  2022 Source:   liberation.fr

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Nancy Pelosi à Washington, le 9 août. © Drew Angerer Nancy Pelosi in Washington, August 9.

Nancy Pelosi plays a double game? A week after his visit to Taiwan, and while the tensions caused by this trip are still lively, the president of the House of Representatives declared in an interview on American television that "China is one of the most companies free from the world. It does not come from me, but from [the NGO] Freedom House ". And the political leader to praise this "strong democracy" and this "courageous people" .

Many Internet users have isolated the extract to be surprised by this position. Some even seeing "the temptation of the Western elites to submit peoples to the Chinese regime" .

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Pelosi just returned from Taiwan declares that "China is one of the most free societies in the world"

The temptation of Western elites to submit peoples to Chinese regime is no longer to be demonstrated. pic.twitter.com/hzfqrzhrxx

- Carėne Tardy (@Carene1984) August 10, 2022

It is enough to listen to the interview length to understand that Nancy Pelosi is directly referring to Taiwan in his remarks. She explains that the goal of her trip was not "Changing the position of the United States" vis-à-vis Taiwan and the status quo . It was in this course that she explains that her visit to the island was so so to salute her democratic and free society.


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In fact, Taiwan is in good place in the ranking made by the 'NGO Freedom House on individual freedoms in the world: with a score of 94 out of 100, the island is largely positioned in front of France or the United States.

ROC/RPC

Note that it is not in itself incorrect to speak of China to evoke the state of Taiwan: it is officially called the Republic of China (ROC), where the official name of China Continental is the People's Republic of China (RPC).

Undoubtedly to lift any ambiguity on his remarks, the official transcription of the interview published on the site of the Presidency of the House of Representatives replaced the word "China" by the mention "Taiwan" (in hooks , to signify the modification).

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