21 March 2019
Beijing on 20 March refuted the U.S. accusations against China and Russia of raising the risk of conflict in space as "groundless" while blaming Washington for aggravating the threat of "weaponizing the outer space." "The Chinese side did not, and will not take part in an arms race in outer space of any form. Our stance remains unchanged," Chinese Foreign Minister Spokesperson Geng Shuang told reporters, reiterating Beijing's long-standing position of preventing the weaponization of outer space.
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