Does the United States plan to sell seven major weapon systems to Taiwan? Taiwan Defense Department: media speculation

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 Does the United States plan to sell seven major weapon systems to Taiwan? Taiwan Defense Department: media speculation


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[global news] according to Taiwan media, Taiwans Defense Department said on the 16th that the United States plans to sell seven major weapon systems to Taiwan, including mines, cruise missiles and unmanned aerial vehicles, as reported by the media, is self conjecture by the media.

According to Taiwans Defense Department, all arms purchase cases under evaluation or negotiation are handled in a low-key and confidential manner, and no public explanation is given in accordance with the usual practice. All US arms sales cases to Taiwan will be explained to the public immediately when the US formally informs the Congress.

As the trump administration continues to increase pressure on China, the United States intends to sell up to seven major weapon systems, including mines, cruise missiles and UAVs, to Taiwan, according to an exclusive report released by Reuters on the 16th, citing four sources.

With regard to the US arms sales to Taiwan, the Chinese Foreign Ministry has previously said that the US arms sales to Taiwan seriously violate the one China principle and the three Sino US joint communiques, especially the provisions of the August 17 communique, seriously damage Chinas sovereignty and security interests, and seriously violate the basic principles of international relations. China firmly opposes this.

(function(){( window.slotbydup=window .slotbydup||[]).push({id:u5811557,container:ssp_ 5811557, async:true }In July, the major military sales to China were announced. The U.S. Defense Department issued a statement of $0.3 billion from the U.S. Department of defense, saying that the U.S. Department of defense has re approved the U.S. Defense Departments $0.3 billion missile certification. At a regular press conference of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on July 14, spokesman Zhao Lijian said that China firmly opposes US arms sales to Taiwan and urges the US side to earnestly abide by the one China principle and the provisions of the three Sino US joint communiques, stop arms sales to Taiwan and US Taiwan military ties, so as to avoid further damage to Sino US relations and peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait. In order to safeguard national interests, China decided to take necessary measures to impose sanctions on Lockheed Martin, the main contractor of the arms sales case. On the same day, Zhu Fenglian, a spokesman for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, also pointed out that we are firmly opposed to US arms sales to Taiwan and any form of military ties between Taiwan and the United States. The DPP authorities will not succeed in seeking independence by force. It will only undermine the peace and stability of the Taiwan Strait and bring greater disasters to the people of Taiwan. Source: global network editor: Kang Ruixin_ NB16727

In July this year, China announced sanctions against Lockheed Martin, the main contractor of the US arms sales to Taiwan. The U.S. Defense Department issued a statement of $0.3 billion from the U.S. Department of defense, saying that the U.S. Department of defense has re approved the U.S. Defense Departments $0.3 billion missile certification. At a regular press conference of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on July 14, spokesman Zhao Lijian said that China firmly opposes US arms sales to Taiwan and urges the US side to earnestly abide by the one China principle and the provisions of the three Sino US joint communiques, stop arms sales to Taiwan and US Taiwan military ties, so as to avoid further damage to Sino US relations and peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait. In order to safeguard national interests, China decided to take necessary measures to impose sanctions on Lockheed Martin, the main contractor of the arms sales case.

On the same day, Zhu Fenglian, a spokesman for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, also pointed out that we are firmly opposed to US arms sales to Taiwan and any form of military ties between Taiwan and the United States. The DPP authorities will not succeed in seeking independence by force. It will only undermine the peace and stability of the Taiwan Strait and bring greater disasters to the people of Taiwan.