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Washington announces sale of Harpoon defense systems to Taiwan

2020-10-26T21:53:46.747Z

The United States announced on Monday that it had approved the sale of 100 Harpoon coastal defense systems to Taiwan for an estimated $ 2.4 billion, as Beijing rages over an arms sale to the island announced the week. last. Read also: Sale of arms to Taiwan: Beijing will sanction American firms The proposed transaction "will improve Taiwan's defense capabilities , " the State Department noted in



The United States announced on Monday that it had approved the sale of 100 Harpoon coastal defense systems to Taiwan for an estimated $ 2.4 billion, as Beijing rages over an arms sale to the island announced the week. last.

Read also: Sale of arms to Taiwan: Beijing will sanction American firms

The proposed transaction

"will improve Taiwan's defense capabilities

,

"

the State Department noted in announcing the decision, although China on Monday announced it would take sanctions against US companies involved in previous arms sales to Taiwan. , which it considers to be an integral part of its territory.

Source: lefigaro

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