Foreign Ministry: The US should immediately cancel relevant arms sales to Taiwan

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Xinhua News Agency Beijing, February 8 (By Sun Nan)China is firmly opposed to the US announcement of a 100-million-dollar arms sale plan to Taiwan, foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said Thursday. The US should immediately cancel the plan and stop arms sales and military contacts with Taiwan.Zhao Lijian made the remarks when answering questions at a regular press conference on the same day.Zhao lijian said that the US arms sales to China’s Taiwan region seriously violate the One-China principle and the provisions of the three China-Us joint communiques, especially the August 17 communique, seriously impair China’s sovereignty and security interests, China-Us relations and peace and stability across the Taiwan Straits.China firmly opposes and strongly condemns this.He said that the US side should abide by the One-China principle and the provisions of the three China-Us joint communiques, immediately cancel the arms sales plan to Taiwan, and stop arms sales to Taiwan and military contacts with the US.”China will definitely take legitimate and forceful measures to firmly defend its sovereignty and security interests.”Zhao lijian said specific measures “please wait and see.”(after)