Taiwan officials visiting the United States called on as a private citizen to sell F16 fighter planes (Figure)
data Figure: Taiwan F16 fighter
BEIJING, May 27, according to Taiwan “in the Canton News” reported that the Taiwan authorities, “Deputy Defense Minister,” Andrew Yang is currently a private individual to visit Washington, he held a think tank seminar called on the U.S. sale of F-16C/D fighters to Taiwan.
reported that Andrew Yang of the many trips in Washington were not disclosed, the only public events yesterday should be a think tank “2049 Plan Association,” invited keynote address at a seminar.
at the seminar, said Andrew Yang, this time he is to attend a private meeting, U.S. officials did not see.
for the F-16C/D fighter procurement case, he claimed that Taiwan has been clear that the procurement of F-16C/D is for defense needs of Taiwan’s best choice. However, Taiwan can not be the case for the U.S. government decided to arms sales, the U.S. government must wait for their consideration and decision.
for the two sides’ military mutual trust and dialogue, “the possibility of Andrew Yang said that this must have full political mutual trust, and then to think about how to reduce military tension, the establishment of military mutual trust, as Ma said, at this stage should be very pragmatic way to promote bilateral economic relations.