Beijing will suspend military exchanges with Washington in protest of an approved 6.4 billion-dollar arms deal with Taiwan, calling the sale an obstacle to regional peace, according to state media.
REUTERS - China moved swiftly on Saturday to suspend military exchanges with the United States after Washington’s announcement of arms sales to Taiwan, widening rifts in their far-reaching relationship.
US - China relations heading toward new low
“Considering the severe harm and odious effect of U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, the Chinese side has decided to suspend planned mutual military visits,” Xinhua quoted the ministry as saying.
Date created : 2010-01-30