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China: Sanktionen, wenn USA Waffen an Taiwan verkauft

Peking - China hat den USA wegen des angekündigten Verkaufs von Kampfjets an Taiwan mit Sanktionen gedroht. Der Verkauf solle «unverzüglich» gestoppt werden, hieß es aus China. Die USA wollen dem ostasiatischen Inselstaat Taiwan F-16-Kampfjets im Wert von 8 Milliarden Dollar verkaufen. Pekings kommunistische Führung sieht die demokratisch regierte Republik Taiwan aber als abtrünnigen Teil der Volksrepublik an und schließt eine gewaltsame Eroberung nicht aus.
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