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China warns U.S. arms sale to Taiwan to hurt ties

BEIJING (Reuters) - China reiterated Monday that the United States’ arms sales to Taiwan seriously undermines its core interests and would harm ties between Washington and Beijing. China’s Vice Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai made the comments to reporters during a briefing, weeks after the United States said it would sell $5.85 billion in military hardware to the island China calls…

China steps up condemnation of U.S.-Taiwan arms deal

BEIJING (Reuters) – China stepped up its condemnation of the United States on Thursday for selling arms to Taiwan saying they could disrupt military exchanges, a warning that is likely to unsettle, but not derail, ties with Washington. Arms sales are one of several irritants in the Sino-U.S. relationship which…