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China rejects U.S. bacteriological weapons allegations

12:00 01/09/2005
BEIJING, September 1 (RIA Novosti, Alexei Yefimov) - A senior Chinese Foreign Ministry official has described as "irresponsible" allegations made by the U.S. State Department that China is pursuing programs to develop bacteriological weapons.

Speaking to a press conference in Beijing Thursday, Zhang Yan, director of the ministry's arms control department, said the Chinese government was "seriously unhappy" over the allegations and hoped Washington would restrain from making any more such "false" statements in the future.

Zhang said the U.S. seemed to disregard the impressive progress made by China in arms control, disarmament and non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

China's White Book on Arms Control, Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, compiled by its highest executive body-the State Council-was unveiled in Beijing Thursday.

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