BEIJING, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- China opposes the
weaponization of space and any arms race in space, Chinese Foreign Ministry
spokesman Liu Jianchao said here Tuesday in response to questions concerning
China's space experiment recently.
"What needs to be stressed is that China has always
supported the peaceful use of space," Liu said.
China has never participated and will never
participate in any arms race in outer space. This test was not directed at any
country and does not pose a threat to any country, he said.
The spokesman also revealed that China has informed
some countries including Japan and the United States about the