China’s state media has accused the United States of “arrogance” and “double standards” in pursuing arms sales to Taiwan.
The state-run China Daily and the Global Times also warned that China’s threats of retaliation were real.
The Obama administration approved the $6.4bn arms sale to Taiwan last week.
China has warned of “serious harm” to relations between the two powers, the suspension of military contact and sanctions against the firms involved.
Full story: China accuses US of arrogance over Taiwan deal