Prime Minister Fumio Kishida plans to hold talks with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in Tokyo on Friday, government sources said.

The plan came to light as Pelosi made a two-day visit to Taiwan through Wednesday, an act that angered China since it claims the democratic self-ruled island as its territory.

Kishida and Pelosi, who is on an Asian tour, are likely to discuss the situation surrounding Taiwan, according to the sources.

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is pictured in Taipei on Aug. 3, 2022. (Central News Agency/Kyodo)

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