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China disputes report of hypersonic missile test, says tested space vehicle

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By Reuters
China disputes report of hypersonic missile test, says tested space vehicle
China disputes report of hypersonic missile test, says tested space vehicle   -   Copyright  Thomson Reuters 2021

BEIJING – China tested a space vehicle in July, not a hypersonic missile as reported by the Financial Times, the Chinese foreign ministry said on Monday.

“It was not a missile, it was a space vehicle,” ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told a regular press briefing in Beijing.