China has become a leader in commerical and military space technology. Photo: AFP China has become a leader in commerical and military space technology. Photo: AFP
China has become a leader in commerical and military space technology. Photo: AFP

China urges US to join talks on preventing arms race in outer space

  • Disarmament envoy Li Song tells UN conference that Washington’s ‘double standards’ are blocking efforts to keep weapons earthbound
  • Beijing and Moscow have already proposed a treaty to ban the use of arms in space, but Washington has so far refused to join talks on the issue

Topic |   China's space programme
China has become a leader in commerical and military space technology. Photo: AFP China has become a leader in commerical and military space technology. Photo: AFP
China has become a leader in commerical and military space technology. Photo: AFP
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