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China to conduct live fire drills, test new weapons in response to THAAD

by Reuters
Thursday, 27 April 2017 07:57 GMT

BEIJING, April 27 (Reuters) - China will continue to conduct live fire drills and test new weapons to safeguard its national security, the country's defence ministry said on Thursday when asked about the deployment of the U.S. anti-missile defence system THAAD in South Korea.

Defence Ministry spokesman Yang Yujun made the comment at a monthly news briefing in Beijing. (Reporting by Ben Blanchard; Writing by Philip Wen)

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