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PostSubject: China slams missile sales to Taiwan   Fri Jan 08, 2010 3:11 am

BEIJING, Jan 8 — The United States has approved a sale of advanced missiles to Taiwan, drawing an immediate rebuke from Beijing and a rare call from a Chinese vice-admiral for retaliatory sanctions.
The US Defence Department announced late on Wednesday a contract giving American firm Lockheed Martin the green light to sell an unspecified number of Patriot air defence missiles to Taiwan.
The deal represents the first US arms sale to Taiwan completed under President Barack Obama, who took office last year — even though it is part of a US$6.5 billion (RM22.1 billion) weapons package approved by his predecessor George W Bush in 2008.
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