US approves sale of weapons systems totaling $1.8 billion to Taiwan
Shares The US government said Wednesday it approved the sale of three weapons packages to Taiwan for a total of $1.8 billion, a move that could add further tension to souring US-China relations. Beijing swiftly responded to the US action, saying it has seriously interfered in China's internal affairs as well as undermined its sovereignty and security interests. One of the packages would provide the self-ruled island, which perceives a growing threat from mainland China, 135 standoff land attack missiles, related equipment and technical assistance...
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