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China warns US military aid harms ‘security’ of Taiwan

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China warned Thursday that US military aid to Taiwan harmed the island’s “security”, after Washington approved direct military assistance to Taipei under a programme aimed at foreign governments for the first time.

“US military aid and sales to Taiwan only nourish the US military-industrial complex while harming the security and well-being of Taiwan compatriots,” Wu Qian, a spokesperson for Beijing’s defence ministry, told a briefing.

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