The U.S. government has announced a $1 billion sale of military equipment to Taiwan, including 60 anti-ship missiles and 100 air-to-air missiles. 

The sale also includes a $655 million logistics support package for Taiwan’s surveillance radar program, which provides air defense warnings.

According to the State Department, the U.S. aims to strengthen Taiwan’s military condition and help the country “maintain a sufficient self-defense capability.” 

Talking about this arms deal, Chinese Embassy spokesperson in Washington Liu Pengyu said that it “severely jeopardizes China-U.S. relations and peace and stability across the Taiwan …

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