WH Moves Forward with Taiwan Weapons Sales as U.S. Officials Tell Taiwan to Ramp Up Defense

HeadlineOct 13, 2020

Reuters reports the White House is moving ahead with new weapons sales to Taiwan, including truck-based rocket launchers made by Lockheed Martin and long-range missiles made by Boeing. This comes as U.S. officials are calling on Taiwan to step up its defense spending. The Chinese Embassy responded to the news by saying the U.S. should stop arms sales and end military ties with Taiwan to avoid damaging China-U.S. relations and stability in the region.

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