10/18, 12:54 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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US monitors China's advanced arms progress - Austin

The United States is closely watching the progress that China makes in the field of advanced weaponry, US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin (pictured) noted on Monday.

Austin addressed the press during his visit to Tbilisi, Georgia but declined to comment on China's alleged hypersonic missile test.

Earlier during the day, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian stressed that the August launch was a spacecraft test.

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