China says US sends out wrong signals to Taiwan on potential drone sale deal

State Department cleared potential sale of 4 sophisticated U.S.-made aerial drones to Taiwan

China’s foreign ministry said on Wednesday the United States has sent out wrong and grave signals to the so-called Taiwan military forces on the potential drone sale deal.

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CHINA VOWS RETALIATION IF US PROCEEDS WITH TAIWAN ARMS SALE

China will take legitimate and necessary responses in light of the changing circumstances, Wang Wenbin, spokesman of the ministry told a regular briefing in Beijing.

(Reuters)

The U.S. State Department cleared the potential sale of four sophisticated U.S.-made aerial drones to Taiwan in a formal notification sent to Congress, the Pentagon said on Tuesday, the last step before finalizing a weapons sale that will further anger China.

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