US $ 95 million sale of Patriot to Taiwan

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News ID: 56473
Publish Date: 12:12 - 06 April 2022
Wednesday, 6 April 2022 (YJC)_ The Pentagon says the State Department has agreed to a $ 95 million arms deal with Taiwan.

US $ 95 million sale of Patriot to TaiwanThe Pentagon has announced that it is preparing for the possible sale of munitions, training and other services related to the Patriot air defense system to Taiwan, and announced that the US Department of State has agreed to a $ 95 million sale agreement.

According to Reuters, senior Taiwanese officials have repeatedly accused Beijing of being a woman in recent months and have expressed concern about increased Chinese military pressure on the island to accept Chinese sovereignty over Taiwan.

To enforce the law, the Pentagon informed the US Congress on Tuesday (yesterday) about US arms sales contracts to foreign countries. According to the ministry, the State Department has agreed to sell the Patriot system to Taiwan for $ 95 million.

The Department of Defense informed lawmakers in Congress that the package would include training, planning, deployment, operation, maintenance and maintenance of the Patriot air defense system and related equipment.

A statement from the Pentagon stated that "there is no defense against US arms to Taiwan."
The proposed sale serves the national, economic, and security interests of the United States by supporting the recipient (Taiwan)'s continued efforts to modernize its armed forces and maintain a credible defense capability.

The statement said the $ 95 million sale of the US Patriot would help Taiwan with air operations, and that Taiwan would "use this capability as a deterrent to regional threats and strengthen its defense of its homeland."

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