China designates Lockheed Martin for Taiwan arms deal

China Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Zhao Lijan, has announced that it is imposing sanctions on Lockheed Martin Corp, the main contractor in a potential $620m deal with Taiwan which was approved by the US last week. The deal would allow Taiwan to buy parts to refurbish its Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles. Yesterday (13 July 2020), China also imposed sanctions on 4 …

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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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