Washington was concerned by an increase in activity at China’s Lop Nur test site, according to a report by the state department. Photo: Handout Washington was concerned by an increase in activity at China’s Lop Nur test site, according to a report by the state department. Photo: Handout
Washington was concerned by an increase in activity at China’s Lop Nur test site, according to a report by the state department. Photo: Handout

China dismisses US claims it carried out a nuclear test as ‘a distortion of the facts’

  • China has ‘always adopted a responsible attitude [to arms control treaties], earnestly fulfilling the international obligations and promises it has assumed’, foreign ministry says
  • Observers say China has no need to conduct such tests, as alleged by US state department, as it did all the research it needed to in the 1980s and 1990s

Topic |   US-China relations
Washington was concerned by an increase in activity at China’s Lop Nur test site, according to a report by the state department. Photo: Handout Washington was concerned by an increase in activity at China’s Lop Nur test site, according to a report by the state department. Photo: Handout
Washington was concerned by an increase in activity at China’s Lop Nur test site, according to a report by the state department. Photo: Handout
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