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China accuses US of 'fabricating facts', refutes cyber hacking charges

China said the US should drop the prosecution of the Chinese hackers

AFP | PTI  |  Beijing 

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on Friday accused of fabricating facts after the Justice Department indicted two hackers tied to Chinese security services who allegedly targeted companies and agencies in a dozen countries.

"We urge the to stop smearing the Chinese side on cyber security issues," the foreign ministry said in statement, adding that it had lodged an official protest.

said the should drop the prosecution of the Chinese hackers "to avoid serious damage to the relations between the two countries".

First Published: Fri, December 21 2018. 08:00 IST
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