China firmly opposes US arms sales to Taiwan

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Added On September 28, 2018

China on Tuesday expressed strong dissatisfaction and firm opposition to the United States' plan of arms sales to Taiwan.
 
The country has lodged solemn complaints with the U.S. side over the move.
 
China Report has more.
 
SOUNDBITE (CHINESE) GENG SHUANG, Foreign Ministry spokesperson
"The United States' arms sales to Taiwan gravely violated the fundamental principles of international law and relations, the one-China principle and the three China-U.S. joint communiques, and harmed China's sovereignty and security interests." 
 
Geng said that Taiwan is an inalienable part of Chinese territory, adding that no one will waver the Chinese government and people's will and determination to safeguard China's sovereignty and territorial integrity and oppose outside interference.
 
The spokesperson said China urges the United States to adhere to the one-China principle and the three joint communiques, immediately cancel arms sales, and cut military communications with Taiwan, to avoid further damage to bilateral relations as well as peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait.