US President Donald Trump Approves Arms Sale of US$8 Billion
August 21 , 2019
As per news updates, United States President, Donald Trump along with his administration, has recently approved a major sale of arms to Taiwan for US$8 billion. Moreover, on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, the state department has decided to include 66 new F-16C/D fighter jets in the deal. Additionally, this move is going to widen tensions between Beijing and Washington over a number of issues, such as trade. Meanwhile, The United States administration officials, in an informal manner, disclosed this decision in front of news agencies a few days back, but were still surrounded by doubts. Furthermore, the decision was uncertain due to the strained relationship between US and China. But now it has been finally approved.