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Defense Secretary Mark Esper meets with South Korean Defense Minister Suh Wook at the Pentagon on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)

Fmr Defense Secy Esper says US needs ‘to do better’

Former Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the US needs to do a better job in approving arms sales to Taiwan. Esper made the remark on Thursday in Taiwan, after recently meeting with Taiwan’s president and also said he would relay the island’s concern to Washington D.C.