China hits out at Aukus pact after US submarine accident

China has used the recent US submarine accident in the South China Sea to criticise the Aukus pact to provide US nuclear technology to Australia and said foreign vessels are not welcome in Chinese-claimed waters.Li Song, China’s ambassador for disarmament affairs, told a virtual meeting organised by the country’s mission to the United Nations in Geneva on Friday that the deal, which also involves Britain and will provide Australia with reactors to power its submarines, threatens regional…


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