China 'firmly' opposes US arms sale to Taiwan

China 'firmly' opposes US arms sale to TaiwanChina on Friday condemned a $ 1.3 billion US arms sale to Taiwan and called on the United States to stop any weapons deal with the island, which Beijing considers a rebel province. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang told a press briefing that Beijing has lodged a formal protest with Washington and urged the US government to “uphold its solemn commitment to the One-China principle”. “Taiwan is an indispensable part of China’s territory and we firmly oppose this arms sale to Taiwan,” Lu said.



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