China Reacts to India’s Anti-Satellite Missile Test, Says ‘Hope India Will Safeguard Peace in Outer Space’
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Beijing, March 27: China on Wednesday reacted to India's successful testing of an anti-satellite missile and hoped that New Delhi will earnestly maintain peace and tranquility in the outer space.

"We are aware of relevant reports and we hope that all countries will earnestly safeguard lasting peace and tranquility in the outer space," the Chinese Foreign Ministry said in a statement. Mission Shakti: PM Narendra Modi Congratulates DRDO Scientists Via Video Conferencing, Says 'Hum Kisise Kum Nahi'.

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