Stealing word in not accurate: China slams Donald Trump over American drone
Beijing : China rejected Donald Trump's words claiming they stole American drone from the disputed South China sea and came up with an appropriate reason behind their action.
"First of all we did not like the word stealing. This is also not accurate," Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying said at a media briefing, hitting back at Trump's charge.
Hours after reports claimed that China is in touch with US military regarding their action of capturing US drone, Donald Trump had shared his thoughts on the social networking site.
"China steals United States Navy research drone in international waters -- rips it out of water and takes it to China in unprecedented act," Trump tweeted.
Hua claimed that despite of all floating words, the militaries of both sides are handling the matter "smoothly".
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He also claimed that after finding an unidentified image Chinese army handles the matter in a very professional manner.
"As really what happened you can see from Defence Ministry statement that the Chinese navy found this unidentified device and examined in a professional manner to verify it," Hua said.
"No matter how they see this unidentified device, most important thing is that Chinese navy took a professional and responsible decision to do this in order to prevent from causing harm to freedom of navigation," she said.