The exaggeration of the Chinese debris threat distorts China’s normal space activities and is an attempt to divert international attention, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian said at a regular press conference on Wednesday.

“China has Space has always been explored peacefully to work for the benefit of all mankind, “said Zhao.

All countries should respect and protect the international order in exploring space on the basis of international law and take a responsible stance to protect it Ensuring the safety of orbiting astronauts and the safe operation of space facilities, Zhao added.