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China threatens retaliation over US arms sale to Taiwan

WorldNews Thursday, 22 October 2020
China threatens retaliation over US arms sale to TaiwanChina is threatening to retaliate against the U.S. after the Trump administration approved a $1.8 billion arms sale to Taiwan, the autonomous island that Beijing considers its own territory. Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian accused the U.S. of “interfering” in Beijing’s affairs and said the sale could lead to regional insecurity. “It seriously interferes in China's internal affairs, seriously harms China's sovereignty and...
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China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday the United States' approval of a potential $1.8 billion arms sale to Taiwan would have a major impact on Sino-U.S. ties, and China will make the necessary response as the situation develops. Francis Maguire reports.

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