US drone sale to Taiwan crosses key hurdle, nears approval

//US drone sale to Taiwan crosses key hurdle, nears approval

US drone sale to Taiwan crosses key hurdle, nears approval

The sale of four sophisticated US-made aerial drones to Taiwan has crossed a key hurdle in Congress and is at the last stage of approval, sources said on Monday, a deal likely to add to already strained ties with China.The US$600 million deal would be the first such sale since US policy on the export of sophisticated and closely guarded drone technology was loosened by the Trump administration.Reuters reported in recent weeks on the administration moving ahead with four other sales of…

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