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China to sanction U.S. firms over Taiwan arms sales

Christian Fernsby |
China will impose unspecified sanctions on the defense unit of Boeing, Lockheed Martin, and Raytheon after the U.S. approved $1.8 billion in arms sales to Taiwan last week.

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Topics: CHINA    U.S.   

The sanctions will be imposed “in order to uphold national interests,” Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told reporters Monday in Beijing.

“Boeing Defense” would be among those sanctioned, he said.

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