Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (centre) looks at a US F-16 jet model at the Taipei Aerospace and Defence Technology Exhibition in Taipei on August 15. The US is selling US$8 billion worth of the fighter aircraft to Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE

Trump administration notifies US Congress of plan to sell F-16s to Taiwan

  • US State Department approves sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan, while Defence Department notifies Congress
  • Approval comes days after Beijing warns of ‘consequences’ if sale is completed
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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (centre) looks at a US F-16 jet model at the Taipei Aerospace and Defence Technology Exhibition in Taipei on August 15. The US is selling US$8 billion worth of the fighter aircraft to Taiwan. Photo: EPA-EFE
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