Relations between China and the United States have plunged to a new low after the release of a report that suggests Beijing may have conducted secret nuclear tests, in contravention of arms treaties. Compiled by the US state department, it says that extensive excavations have been carried out in the desert of Lop Nur, northwest China, along with the construction of “explosive containment” chambers. The work coincided with the blocking of transmissions from sites that monitor levels of radiation and seismic activity, it added.
Times 17th April 2020 read more »
China accuses the U.S. of ‘confounding black and white’ with a ‘fabricated’ report after State Department warned Beijing might be conducting small nuclear bomb tests.
Daily Mail 16th April 2020 read more »