The Las Lajas facility in Argentina operates with little oversight by the Argentine authorities. Photo: Reuters

Military-run Chinese space station in Argentina raises fears of secret operations

  • Lack of openness and oversight at Patagonian base fuel suspicions about its true purposes although Beijing insists it is solely used for scientific research
  • China promised Argentina it would not be used for military purposes, but hosts cannot monitor the facility
Topic |   China military

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The Las Lajas facility in Argentina operates with little oversight by the Argentine authorities. Photo: Reuters
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