Taipeitimes: “US official warns of PRC arms buildup".
WORRYING: The deputy secretary of state for East Asia told a committee that China’s missile threat was real, but Taiwan could rely on its ally despite their recent differences
By Charles Snyder
STAFF REPORTER IN WASHINGTON
Thursday, Mar 29, 2007, Page 1
The US State Department’s chief specialist in Taiwan affairs says the US is “deeply concerned" over China’s military actions that threaten Taiwan and has recommitted Washington defend Taiwan despite issues that have come between the two countries in recent years.
“Taiwan has no better friend than the United States," Thomas Christensen, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, told a hearing on US-China relations by the Asian subcommittee of the House Foreign Affairs Committee on Tuesday.
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