China calls on U.S. to withdraw arms sale to Taiwan

  09 July 2019    Read: 934
China calls on U.S. to withdraw arms sale to Taiwan

China's foreign ministry called on the United States on Tuesday to withdraw a potential $2.2 billion arms sales to Taiwan, saying it strongly opposes the action.

The U.S. State Department approved the possible sale to Taiwan of M1A2T Abrams tanks, Stinger missiles and related equipment on Monday.

Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang made the comments at a daily news briefing in Beijing.


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