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China announced sanctions against U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over her landmark trip to Taiwan this week, making her the highest-ranking American official designated for penalties by Beijing.

The Chinese Foreign Ministry announced the unspecified sanctions against Pelosi and her immediate family members as she departed from Japan late Friday. Earlier, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told a regular news briefing that tensions over Taiwan this week had been “entirely caused by Speaker Pelosi and U.S. politicians.”

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