A Pentagon official urged Taiwan to increase its military budget in the face of possible attacks by mainland China. Pictured is an F-35 A Joint Strike Fighter. Photo: Lockheed Martin via Xinhua/Sipa USA

Pentagon official urges Taiwan to boost defence spending in face of possible attack by mainland

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A Pentagon official urged Taiwan to increase its military budget in the face of possible attacks by mainland China. Pictured is an F-35 A Joint Strike Fighter. Photo: Lockheed Martin via Xinhua/Sipa USA
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