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World China's Military Will 'Defeat' U.S. Plans to Arm Taiwan

13:00  10 april  2018
13:00  10 april  2018 Source:   newsweek.com

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" China ' s military has the ability and determination to defeat all attempts to separate our country, and will Trump has also approved arms sales to Taiwan and expanded relations. China has maintained its The U . S . military has hardened its position over China ' s Pacific military buildup, but Trump has

" China ’ s military has the ability and determination to defeat all attempts to separate our country, and will adopt all necessary measures to resolutely Trump has also approved arms sales to Taiwan and expanded relations. China has maintained its position that Taiwan was to be reunited with the

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China has warned it will use military action to thwart any attempts to support the sovereignty of Taiwan, especially through U.S. weapons sales to the self-ruled island nation.

The Chinese Ministry of Defense blasted the State Department's recent decision to grant U.S. firms the marketing license to sell Taiwan technology necessary for building submarines. The move came at a tense time for U.S.-Chinese relations as President Donald Trump slapped new tariffs on his economic rival, prompting Beijing to do the same. Both sides warned of a potential trade war.

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World China Chinese Military People' s Liberation Army U . S . Navy. Updated | The head of U . S . Fleet Forces Command told lawmakers that China has become powerful enough to enforce its vast territorial claims across the disputed South China China ' s Military Will ' Defeat ' U . S . Plans to Arm Taiwan .

The invincibility of Chinese arms in the face of Taiwanese “separatists” and the inevitability of reunification are constant Chinese Communist Party themes. At its base, the threat made by Xi is that the People’ s Liberation Army has the power to defeat the Taiwanese military and destroy its

"China firmly opposes the U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, this is clear-cut and consistent. Taiwan is a part of China. One-China principle serves as the political foundation for the China-U.S. ties," ministry spokesman Senior Colonel Wu Qian said, according to the official China Military Online.

"China’s military has the ability and determination to defeat all attempts to separate our country, and will adopt all necessary measures to resolutely defend national sovereignty, security and territorial integrity," he added.

As part of the One China Policy adopted by the U.S. in 1972, Washington only recognizes China's mainland government. A civil war saw Communist fighters force the Nationalist Kuomintang leadership into exile in Taiwan, which China claims to be part of its republic. Trump has challenged this notion and controversially accepted a congratulatory call from the Taiwanese president shortly after winning the November 2016 election.

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The United States plans to sell Taiwan .42 billion in arms , the first such sale China ’ s Foreign Ministry spokesman said the bill was in violation of the principles of U . S .- China relations and called on Washington to halt military drills with and arms sales to Taiwan “to avoid further impairing broadly

“ China ’ s military has the ability and determination to defeat all attempts to separate our country, and will adopt all necessary measures to resolutely defend national sovereignty, security and territorial integrity,” ministry spokesman Wu Qian said. He did not elaborate. Taiwan is one of China ’ s most

Trump has also approved arms sales to Taiwan and expanded relations. China has maintained its position that Taiwan was to be reunited with the mainland government, even if force was necessary. China and the U.S. have bolstered their military presence in the South China Sea, where Beijing has allegedly built militarized islands intended to enforce its maritime territorial claims.

China's Foreign Ministry urged the United States to avoid official contacts with Taiwan, end attempts to substantially improve relations and stop military contracts for arms sales "so that China-U.S. relations and peace and stability across the Straits will not be severely damaged," spokesman Geng Shuang said Monday during a regular press conference.

The U.S. military has hardened its position over China's Pacific military buildup, but Trump has been especially vocal over his economic feud with China, the largest U.S. trading partner.

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China has already claimed the South China Sea, which is also claimed by other nations in the region, and China has " plans for Taiwan ,” Fanell said. "They want to get it back,” he said, and told the military to make plans , he said. Foreign sea ports. China is using a giant infrastructure project, called the Belt

U . S . military sales to self-ruled Taiwan , which China claims as its territory, is an irritant in the relations between the world’ s two largest economies. China strongly opposes the planned arms sales and has already lodged “stern representations” with the United States, he told a daily news briefing in

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From the campaign trail to the White House, Trump has accused China of unfair trade practices and stealing jobs from the U.S. He raised steel and aluminum tariffs last month in a bid to target Chinese trade and has sought to implement up to $100 billion in additional tariffs. China has already struck back with tariffs of its own and has raised the issue to the World Trade Organization.

"China has been taking advantage of the United States for many years, really, if you look at it since the start of the World Trade Organization. And they have really done a number on this country," Trump said Monday during a Cabinet meeting.

"And I don’t blame China. I blame the people running our country. I blame presidents, I blame representatives, I blame negotiators. We should have been able to do what they did. We didn’t do it; they did. And it’s the most lopsided set of trade rules, regulations that anybody has ever seen," he added.

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