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China warns against missile defence systems

Posted By admin On August 12, 2009 @ 10:38 am In World News | Comments Disabled

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

China’s foreign minister warned on Wednesday that there was a “looming danger” of an arms race in outer space, as he urged countries not to deploy missile defence systems that could undermine global security.

“The practice of seeking absolute strategic advantage should be abandoned,” Yang Jiechi told the Conference on Disarmament in Geneva.

“Countries should neither develop missile defence systems that undermine global strategic security nor deploy weapons in outer space,” he added.

US President Barack Obama has been reviewing a planned missile defence shield championed by his predecessor, which remains a major source of tension with Russia.

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