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China takes aim at US over claims Chinese missiles are in Iraq

July 26, 2007

BEIJING (AFP) – China on Thursday accused the United States of deliberately misleading the public after the US military said it had found Chinese-made missiles in Iraq that were probably smuggled in from Iran.

“For some time now, certain countries have connected China’s normal military trade links with other countries to military smuggling and even destabilisation of areas,” the foreign ministry said in a statement.

“This has mislead public opinion and has ulterior motives, and we are ….”

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