France says there will be no weapons sales to China, following earlier speculation that France might consider selling two Mistral-class amphibious assault ships to Beijing.
After a joint news conference with U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter at the Pentagon on Monday, French Minister of Defense Jean-Yves Le Drian denied the wide spread speculation of possible arms sales to China.
“There is an embargo on any sale of weapon to China, which we will respect,” Le Drian told VOA’s Mandarin Service.
France was one of the members of the European Union who imposed an embargo on weapon exports to China, a measure taken …read more
Source: Voice of America