China said Wednesday it opposed the "weaponisation" of space as it criticised US President Donald Trump's orders to create a new command centre for controlling military space operations."China has consistently proposed the peaceful usage of space, and opposes the weaponisation of space and a space arms race," said Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying at a press briefing."We oppose even further turning space into the new battleground," she added.On Tuesday, Trump ordered the creation of "Space Command", a new organisational structure within the Pentagon that will have overall control (...)
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