Beijing sanctions two US defence companies over Taiwan arms sales
"Despite China's firm opposition, the US government is determined to provide weapons to Taiwan... seriously harming China's sovereignty and security interests, and going further and further on the wrong and dangerous road of arming Taiwan," Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Mao Ning said at a regular press briefing.
Beijing Sanctions Two US Defence Companies over Taiwan Arms Sales
President Joe Biden's administration has recently announced a slew of arms sales to the island, including one that for the first time approved direct US military aid to Taiwan under an assistance programme aimed at foreign governments
China sanctions Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin for arms sales to Taiwan
China will impose sanctions against U.S. aerospace and defence firms Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin for providing weapons to Taiwan, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Friday.
China Sanctions Two US Defence Companies Over Taiwan Arms Sales
China said Friday it was sanctioning two US defence companies, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, over their roles in supplying arms to Taiwan. The United States Congress, under the Taiwan Relations Act, requires the supply of weapons to the self-governing democracy for its defence. US administrations had done so through sales rather than direct aid, but in August Washington for the first time approved direct US military aid to Taiwan under…
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