Taiwan has thanked the United States for agreeing to sell 40 self-propelled howitzer artillery systems to the island. Photo: AFP
Taiwan has thanked the United States for agreeing to sell 40 self-propelled howitzer artillery systems to the island. Photo: AFP

China vows to hit back at US$750 million US arms sale to Taiwan

  • Beijing says the sale sends the wrong signal to Taiwanese independence forces
  • Taipei says the weapons will help it maintain rock-solid self-defence and regional peace and stability

Taiwan has thanked the United States for agreeing to sell 40 self-propelled howitzer artillery systems to the island. Photo: AFP
Taiwan has thanked the United States for agreeing to sell 40 self-propelled howitzer artillery systems to the island. Photo: AFP
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