Thursday, October 22, 2020

China to make 'necessary response' after US approves $1.8bn arms sale to Taiwan — RT

 Beijing has warned that the US State Department's approval of a potential $1.8 billion arms sale to Taiwan would have "a major impact' on China-US relations, while Taipei says it's not seeking an arms race with the Chinese.

US State Dept approves $1.8bn in potential arms sales to Taiwan | Al Jazeera

The US State Department has approved the potential sale of three weapons systems to Taiwan, including sensors, missiles and artillery that could have a total value of $1.8bn, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, amid rising tension over the self-ruled island that China claims as its own.

Top US Diplomat Vows No Change on US Policy in Taiwan Strait | Voice of America

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday that the State Department is not changing its Taiwan policy amid calls to depart from a long-standing strategic ambiguity in the Taiwan Strait.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Libye: mesures concrètes pour une sortie de crise, l'ONU "assez" optimiste - RTL Info

Les parties en conflit en Libye ont convenu à Genève de rouvrir les principales voies terrestres et les liaisons aériennes internes, premières mesures concrètes annoncées mercredi par l'ONU qui s'est dit prudemment optimiste sur un cessez-le-feu durable dans le pays.

Greece sees ‘imperial fantasies’ in Turkey maritime claims, wants tougher EU action | One America News Network

Greece urged the European Union on Wednesday to reconsider its customs union with Turkey in response to Ankara’s continued gas exploration in contested Mediterranean areas, deploring what it termed Turkey’s “imperial fantasies.”

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