Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said Lockheed Martin and Raytheon Technologies would be subject to sanctions but did not give further details. Photo: AP
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said Lockheed Martin and Raytheon Technologies would be subject to sanctions but did not give further details. Photo: AP

Beijing to impose sanctions on US defence firms Lockheed and Raytheon over arms sales to Taiwan

  • Foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin says US$100 million deal approved two weeks ago is a serious infringement of sovereignty
  • He calls on US government to stop weapons sales to the island and says ‘all necessary measures’ will be taken to safeguard interests

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said Lockheed Martin and Raytheon Technologies would be subject to sanctions but did not give further details. Photo: AP
Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin said Lockheed Martin and Raytheon Technologies would be subject to sanctions but did not give further details. Photo: AP
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