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China complains to U.S. about planned Taiwan arms sale

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian attends a news conference in Beijing

BEIJING (Reuters) – China’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday it had lodged “solemn representations” with the United States to complain about a planned U.S. sale of advanced torpedoes to Chinese-claimed Taiwan.

China firmly opposes U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told a daily news briefing in Beijing.

(Reporting by Cate Cadell; Writing by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Edmund Blair)

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