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National self-defense key to peace, stability: official

COOPERATION:Deputy Minister of National Defense Andrew Yang said working with the US to bolster Taiwan’s defense was vital as it could not compete with China

By William Lowther  /  Staff reporter in WASHINGTON

Saunders said he was “not sure” Taiwan was spending enough on defense.

“That’s part of keeping the possibility of US intervention alive,” he said. “If Taiwan’s not doing enough for its own defense, I think that has a corrosive effect in Washington.”

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