A source in the Russian aviation authorities confirmed that Russian airlines do not fly in the airspace near Taiwan.
“Russian airlines do not fly in the airspace near Taiwan,” a source told RIA Novosti.
The plane carrying Speaker of the US House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi is bound for Taipei, according to the latest data from FlightRadar.
Earlier, Taiwanese media reported that Pelosi, who leads the US delegation, according to various sources, from 6 to 20 people, should land between 21.00 and 22.30 local time (16.00-17.30 Moscow time) on Tuesday at Songshan Airport in Taipei. During the visit, Pelosi will visit the Legislative Yuan (Taiwan’s parliament), where he will meet with the island’s leaders, including Chief of Staff Tsai Ing-wen.
Source: RIA Novosti