China to impose sanctions on US firms selling $2.2bn of arms to Taiwan

China has announced its intention to impose sanctions on US firms involved in plans to sell $2.2bn dollars’ worth of arms to Taiwan in order to safeguard its national security. China’s Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang said that these sales “constitute a serious violation of international law and the basic norms governing international relations” and is “a serious violation of …

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About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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