China threatens 'further action' as Obama okays sale of frigates to Taiwan

December 19, 2014 6:27 PM

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China threatens 'further action' as Obama okays sale of frigates to Taiwan

BEIJING: Chinese government is bristling with anger over US President Barack Obama's decision to authorize the sale of guided frigates to Taiwan, which China regards as part of its own territory. The move can affect China's naval dominance in the neighboring seas, and affect its plans to merge Taiwan into its territory.

"It brutally interferes with China's internal affairs, sabotages China's sovereignty and security interests, and runs counter to the trend of peaceful development of relations across the Taiwan Strait," Qin Gang, Chinese foreign ministry spokesman, said on Friday.

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