Secret U.S. report to detail China's global arms deals

April 2008
Geo-Strategy Direct;4/2/2008, p13
The article reports on the secret study of Chinese arms sales around the world by the U.S. Department of Defense. David Sedney, deputy assistant defense secretary for East Asian and Pacific affairs, told a congressional hearing that the study will be presented to Congress in the near future and will include data on arms sales to Sudan. Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Thomas Christensen said China has concluded an oil deal with Iran to develop Yadavaran oil fields worth $2 billion.


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