Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen delivers an armed forces day speech on indigenous national defence at a ceremony in Taipei. Photo: AP

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen says US arms deals help ‘aggressively promote’ indigenous defence industry

  • On Taiwan’s armed forces day, Tsai says homegrown submarine and jet trainer programmes are not just about sloganeering
  • US expects Taipei’s defence budget to grow ‘commensurate with the threats’ it faces
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Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen delivers an armed forces day speech on indigenous national defence at a ceremony in Taipei. Photo: AP
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