Tsai Ing-wen said Taiwan was buying US weapons to “enhance national defence in order to protect our democracy and contribute to regional peace and stability”. Photo: EPA-EFE

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen dismisses ‘irresponsible remarks’ on US arms sale

  • Speaking during a stopover in New York, she says island is buying the weapons to ‘enhance national defence in order to protect our democracy’
  • Beijing announced it will impose sanctions on American companies involved in the latest US$2.2 billion deal
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Tsai Ing-wen said Taiwan was buying US weapons to “enhance national defence in order to protect our democracy and contribute to regional peace and stability”. Photo: EPA-EFE
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