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Space programme must help protect national security, says Beijing

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China's spacelab Tiangong-2 and its carrier rocket, Long March 2F. The space lab is used to carry out experiments ahead of a longer-range plan to have a permanent manned space station around 2022.

Beijing

CHINA'S space programme must help protect the country's national security, but China is dedicated to the peaceful use of space and opposes a space arms race, the government said in a policy paper issued on Tuesday.

President Xi Jinping has called for China to establish

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