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P.M. BRIEFING : Chinese Army to Buy AT&T; Gear

From Times Wire Services

American Telephone & Telegraph Co. is selling $5-million worth of high-technology phone equipment to the Chinese army, and has launched a joint venture to make equipment in the Communist nation, a company spokesman said today.

The contract for digital telephone exchanges with the People’s Liberation Army was signed last month and is awaiting U.S. government approval, said AT&T; spokesman Tom Harris.


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