Archive for October 29th, 2009

Thursday, October 29, 2009

U.S. stalls F-16 Jet Fighters’ Sales to Taiwan

Taiwan’s president Ma Ying-jeou (马英九) told reporters on Thurday that his government still hoped to acquire 66 F-16 fighter jets, but that the U.S. government was stalling in replying to Taiwan’s request for F-16 jet fighters because of displeasure from China. Taiwan’s defense needs are under review in Washington.

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