China accuses US, UK of ‘political manoeuvring’ over hacking claims

Beijing (AFP) – China accuses the the US and the UK of “political manoeuvring” in order to “once again hype up the so-called cyberattacks by China” after the US, Britain and New Zealand said Beijing-backed cyber groups were behind a series of attacks on lawmakers and key democratic institutions. “We urge the US side and the British side to stop politicising the issue of cybersecurity, stop smearing China and imposing unilateral sanctions, and stop acts of cyberattack against China,” says Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Lin Jian.


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