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Bush Criticizes EU Plans to Lift China Arms Embargo

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Bush Criticizes EU Plans to Lift China Arms Embargo

Bush Criticizes EU Plans to Lift China Arms Embargo

Bush Criticizes EU Plans to Lift China Arms Embargo

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One of the issues that divides the United States and Europe is a 15-year-old arms embargo on China that Europe wants to end. The embargo was imposed after the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown on pro-democracy activists. President Bush says lifting the embargo would change the balance of relations between China and Taiwan.