Chinese Defense Ministry Spokesperson's remarks on the so-called laser incident
2019/05/30

Q:Recently the Australian navy was sailing in the South China Sea, and some of the helicopter pilots were reported to be targeted by lasers. The laser incidents of the sort have been reported in other places as well around Chinese military facilities, for example, in China's Support Base in Djibouti. I just wonder if China’s military is investigating this and if you have any response.

A:The accusations are not true. We hope the Australia side could reflect on their own deeds before pointing fingers at others. Chinese fishermen are entitled to operate according to the law within the waters administered by China, and to the freedom of navigation and fishing in the high seas.

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