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Dec 01, 2021 06:47 PM
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AUKUS Jeopardizes ‘Post-War International Security Order,’ China's U.N. Envoy Says

Ambassador Wang Qun speaks at the China-Russia Joint Press Conference on Friday. Photo: chinesemission-vienna.at
Ambassador Wang Qun speaks at the China-Russia Joint Press Conference on Friday. Photo: chinesemission-vienna.at

China’s envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has criticized the submarine deal between the U.S., U.K. and Australia as “a sheer act of nuclear proliferation,” which endangers “the post-war international security order.”

Wang Qun, Chinese envoy to the United Nations and other international organizations in Vienna, made the remarks at a Friday China-Russia joint press conference held following the IAEA board of governors meeting, according to the Chinese foreign ministry.

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