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[/news/china/index.html China] will impose sanctions on US companies including Boeing and Lockheed Martin for supplying weapons to [/news/taiwan/index.html Taiwan], a foreign ministry spokesman said Monday.<br>Raytheon also will be targeted, said the spokesman, Zhao Lijian. He gave no details of what penalties might be imposed or when.<br>China and Taiwan split during a civil war in 1949 and have no diplomatic relations.<br><br>Beijing claims the democratically led island as part of the communist mainland's territory and has threatened to invade.<br>              Zhao Lijian (pictured in April), from the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, said today the American companies and individuals involved in the arms sale to Taiwan would be penalised <br>        Zhao said to the press that China would punish American firms - including Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Raytheon - as well as relevant individuals for supplying weapons to Taiwan<br>  RELATED ARTICLES  [# Previous] [# 1] [# Next]    [/news/article-8876631/Trump-says-never-die-COVID-Biden-promises-Obamacare-sunscreen-SNL.html  Trump says 'I can never die' after getting COVID, Biden...] [/news/article-8876485/Britains-nuclear-submarines-outnumbered-Russian-vessels-flood-North-Atlantic.html  Britain's nuclear submarines become outnumbered as Russian...] [/news/article-8860759/Surrogate-gave-birth-Chinese-couple-cared-newborn-parents-tried-enter-US.html  EXCLUSIVE: Surrogate who gave birth to little girl for...] [/news/article-8875769/Minister-accused-kowtowing-China-praising-President-Xi.html  Minister is accused of 'kowtowing' to China after 'praising...]    <br><br><br><br>Share this article<br>Share<br>71 shares<br><br><br>'In order to safeguard national interests, China decided to impose sanctions on the American companies that were involved in arms sales to Taiwan,' Zhao said at a regular news briefing.<br>He stated that Beijing would also punish the individuals who had 'played bad roles' in the weapon deal.  <br>The US State Department last week approved the potential trade of three weapons systems to self-ruled Taiwan, including sensors, missiles and artillery that could have a total value of $1.8billion (£1.38billion).<br>Taipei welcomed the weapons package but said it was not looking to get into an arms race with Beijing.<br>The Trump administration has ramped up support for Taiwan through arms sales and visits by senior US officials, adding to tensions between Beijing and Washington, already heightened by disagreements over the South China Sea, Hong Kong, human rights and trade.<br>The latest US arms package includes sensors, missiles and artillery, and  [https://www.kynghidongduong.vn/blog/tham-quan-tu-cam-thanh-nguy-nga-va-huyen-bi.html kynghidongduong.vn] further congressional notifications are expected for drones made by General Atomics and land-based Harpoon anti-ship missiles, made by Boeing, to serve as coastal defence cruise missiles. <br>                China has deployed its most advanced hypersonic missile to its southeast borders near Taiwan to 'prepare for  [https://www.kynghidongduong.vn/blog/tham-quan-tu-cam-thanh-nguy-nga-va-huyen-bi.html tử cấm thành] a possible invasion' of the island, a report has revealed.<br><br>FILE: Military vehicles carrying the DF-17 hypersonic missiles roll past the Tiananmen Square on October 1, 2019<br>The news also comes after the Chinese military boasted about its combat capabilities and [/news/article-8831001/China-threatens-Taiwan-conducting-live-fire-military-drill.html conducted live-fire drills] in perceived warnings to Taiwan.<br>Beijing has applied increasing pressure on democratically-ruled Taiwan to accept China's sovereignty, including by flying fighter jets across the sensitive mid-line of the Taiwan Strait, which normally serves as an unofficial buffer. <br>A recent report suggested that China had deployed its most advanced hypersonic missile to its southeast borders near Taiwan to '[/news/article-8854997/China-equips-army-hypersonic-missile-prepare-possible-invasion-Taiwan.html prepare for a possible invasion]' of the island - claims China's state media branded as 'merely speculation'.<br>China's state broadcaster also reported on Friday that Beijing's army [/news/article-8872451/South-China-Sea-Beijing-claims-soldiers-launched-dozens-missiles-live-fire-drill.html had launched dozens of missiles] during a live-fire drill over the South China Sea as the Communist Party flexed its military muscles. <br>      The Trump administration has ramped up support for Taiwan through arms sales and official visits.<br><br>The picture shows Trump speaking during an event on July 4 in Washington, DC<br>      Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has made defence modernisation a priority.<br><br>Tsai is pictured reacting during an election campaign in New Taipei City, Taiwan, on January 5<br>In Taipei, Taiwan Defence Minister Yen De-fa thanked the United States and said the weapons were to help Taiwan improve their defensive capabilities to deal with the 'enemy threat and new situation'.<br>'This includes a credible combat capability and asymmetric warfare capabilities to strengthen our [http://www.stockhouse.com/search?searchtext=determination determination] to defend ourselves,' he added.<br>Yen said they were not looking for confrontation.<br>Taiwan's armed forces are dwarfed by China's, which are expanding their capability with impressive new weapons like aircraft carriers and stealth fighters.<br>      Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has made defence modernisation a priority in the face of a rising Chinese threat, particularly 'asymmetric warfare' capabilities, which refers to making any attack Chinese attack difficult and costly, for  [https://www.kynghidongduong.vn/blog/tham-quan-tu-cam-thanh-nguy-nga-va-huyen-bi.html tử cấm thành bắc kinh] example with smart mines and portable missiles.<br>Washington, like most countries, has no formal diplomatic ties with Taipei.<br><br>However, it is the island's strongest global backer and has been pushing Taiwan to modernise its military - so it can become a 'porcupine', hard for China to attack.<br>Taiwan has been testing new surface-to-surface missiles which its media says have the ability to strike deep inside China, potentially giving the island the ability to attack far off Chinese air bases and command centres.<br><div class="art-ins mol-factbox news" data-version="2" id="mol-17bb5840-176d-11eb-a3bd-ade2dbdaf6f0" website will sanction US companies for selling weapons to Taiwan
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About Us

The Global Initiative for Inclusive ICTs G3ict's objectives and global outreach are aligned with the dispositions of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) on the accessibility of Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Assistive Technologies. The G3ict’s objectives are to: Promote awareness of the ICT accessibility dispositions of the CRPD and of effective public policies, private sector initiatives, and accessibility standards;Support advocates and policy makers with capacity building programs, policy development tools and benchmarking; Facilitate and share best practices and innovation in accessible and assistive technologies; Foster harmonization and standardization to achieve lower costs and interoperability on a global scale by promoting the work of the W3C, ISO, ETSI, ANSI, DAISY/EPUB3, ITU, Public Procurement standards - Section 508, EN 301-549 - and other leading Standards Development Organizations; Define and promote the accessibility profession through networking, education and certification in order to enable and mainstream the creation of accessible products, content and services.

Learn more about the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and how it defines and promotes the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in the Digital Age. Explore the work of the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the body of independent experts which monitors implementation of the Convention by the States Parties. The Committee meets at the Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR) in Geneva.

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