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Phone interview: US arms sales to Taiwan: Core issue between China & US

08-17-2011 13:51 BJT

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For more on the topic of US arms sales to Taiwan, we are joined again by Professor Tao Wenzhao.

Q: As a core issue between Beijing and Washington, how do you think the topic of US arms sales to Taiwan will be raised this time?

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