This Friday China announced sanctions against two US defense industry companies, Lockheed Martin y Northrop Grumman for his role in arms supply to Taiwan, an island it considers part of its territory.
“Lockheed Martin Corporation directly participated as the main contractor of US arms sales a Taiwan August 24th. Northrop Grumman participated on several occasions in the sale of American weapons to Taiwan,” stated That’s Ning spokesperson for Ministry of Foreign Affairs Chinese.
Because of this, “China has decided to impose sanctions on two American military companies,” he added.
“Despite strong opposition to China the government of deer determined to give arms to Taiwan (…) seriously undermines China’s sovereignty and security interests, and continues on the wrong and dangerous path of arming Taiwan,” added the spokesperson, in a press conference.
The Chinese spokesman did not specify what measures had been adopted China against American companies.
For five decades, deer only officially recognized Beijing even Congress, by power of Relationship Law con Taiwan demanded the supply of weapons to the autonomous democracy for its defense.
Various US administrations have done this through marketing and indirect aid Taiwan.
But in August Washington approved for the first time direct military aid from deer a Taiwan under an aid program aimed at foreign governments.
China THINK Taiwan part of its territory, to recover one day, and against any kind of official relationship between the authorities of the island and foreign governments.
deer imposed an embargo on its arms manufacturers to sell military equipment to China. A step taken after the suppression of the demonstrations of Tiananmen on Beijing on 1989.
The theme of Taiwan extremely sensitive to China which claimed the island of 23 million inhabitants referred from 1949 in a rival regime, close to deer.