The US last sold the Taiwan Air Force F-16 fighter jets in the 1990s, and word of a similar move comes at a time when Beijing and Washington are thrashing out a deal to end a damaging trade dispute. Photo: AP

US President Donald Trump’s aides support the sale of 60 F-16 warplanes to Taiwan, sources say

  • As Washington and Beijing negotiate trade war deal, agreement to ship 60 fighter jets to Taiwan would antagonise mainland China
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The US last sold the Taiwan Air Force F-16 fighter jets in the 1990s, and word of a similar move comes at a time when Beijing and Washington are thrashing out a deal to end a damaging trade dispute. Photo: AP
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