$1.4 Billion In Arms To Be Sold To Taiwan

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Officials said Thursday, the State Department has approved arms sales to Taiwan worth a total of $1.4 billion. It is the first such deal with the self-governing island since President Donald Trump took office.
The sale will anger China. The country regards Taiwan as part of its territory. In addition it comes at a delicate time for relations between Washington and Beijing over efforts to rein in nuclear-armed North Korea.
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