Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump at a G20 summit meeting in Hamburg on July 7. Will the US now meet its international obligations under the 1982 ioint communiqué with China? Photo: Kyodo

Taiwan arms sale raises question over US intentions on keeping promise made to China

Song Xiaozhuang points out that the US’ 1982 pledge about phasing out arms sales to Taipei remains just an agreement with China, not a law, unlike the 1979 Taiwan Relations Act

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Presidents Xi Jinping and Donald Trump at a G20 summit meeting in Hamburg on July 7. Will the US now meet its international obligations under the 1982 ioint communiqué with China? Photo: Kyodo
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