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Beijing sends warning to US over sanctions on its military

Sep 22, 2018 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

BEIJING has warned that the US must "bear responsibility for the consequences" if it doesn't withdraw new sanctions on China for buying military equipment from Russia.

The US government imposed sanctions on the Chinese military on Thursday for purchasing 10 SU-25 fighter jets and S-400 surface-to-air missile systems from Russia, in breach of sweeping US sanctions punishing Moscow for meddling in the 2016 election.

The sanctions target China's Equipment Development Department, the mil...