A prominent Chinese commentator said on Saturday he deleted a tweet warning of military retaliation should U.S. fighter jets escort House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on any visit to Taiwan, after Twitter blocked his account.
Pelosi, number three in the U.S. line of presidential succession, after Joe Biden
Vice President Kamala Harris, signalled on Friday she was embarking on a trip to Asia.
She did not mention Taiwan, but speculation of her visiting the democratically ruled island, claimed by Beijing
Chinese President Xi Jinping warned Biden in a phone call on Thursday that Washington should abide by the one-China principle
Hu, former editor-in-chief of state tabloid Global Times, wrote on China's microblog Weibo