China to Sanction US Defense Contrators

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
China to Sanction US Defense Contractors

by Stephen Lendman ( – Home – Stephen Lendman)

In response to the US announced sale of $1.8 billion worth of weapons to Taiwan — what Beijing considers a breakaway province — China's Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian issued the following statement:

"As China pointed out on multiple occasions, the U.S. arms sales to Taiwan severely violate the one-China principle and the three China-US joint communiquas, and seriously undermine China's sovereignty and security interests. China firmly opposes and strongly condemns it."

"To uphold national interests, China (will) take necessary measures to sanction US companies involved in the arms sales to Taiwan including, Lockheed Martin, Boeing Defense, Space & Security (BDS), and Raytheon, as well as the US individuals and entities who played an egregious role in the process," adding:

"Once again, we urge
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