China Sends Envoy to Venezuela's Maduro to Counter Pelosi Visit

China Sends Envoy to Venezuela’s Maduro to Counter Pelosi Visit

Venezuelan dictator Nicolás Maduro met with China’s Latin American envoy, Cai Wei, on Tuesday in Caracas to discuss bilateral relations between the two countries, Maduro announced on social media.

The visit — to an antagonistic leader to the United States in a country about 1,000 miles away — follows a meeting between Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and the president of Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen, which prompted an outpouring of rage from Beijing and its communist allies.

Maduro’s official Twitter account shared Venezuelan press footage of the leader’s meeting with Cai on Tuesday that showed Maduro receiving the envoy alongside “Venezuelan Minister for Communication and Information Freddy Ñáñez, [and Maduro’s son] Deputy Nicolás Maduro Guerra,” as identified by Venezuela’s Orinoco Tribune.

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