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China to impose sanctions on U.S. firms over Taiwan arms sales

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China will impose sanctions on U.S. entities participating in U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday.

BEIJING, Oct 26 (Reuters) - China will impose sanctions on U.S. entities participating in U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Monday.

Lockheed Martin RTN.N, Boeing Defense and Raytheon LMT.N will be sanctioned, the spokesman, Zhao Lijian told a news conference in the Chinese capital.

(Reporting by Yew Lun Tian and Gabriel Crossley; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)

((yifan.qiu@thomsonreuters.com; 86-10-66271289;))

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