Nothing new, China says about Trump accusation of Clinton email hack
Hillary Clinton addresses her staff and supporters about the results of the U.S. election at a hotel in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

China’s Foreign Ministry, asked on Wednesday about U.S. President Donald Trump’s claim that China hacked the emails of 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, said such allegations were nothing new.


China is a champion of cybersecurity and opposes all forms of hacking attacks, ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told a daily news briefing in Beijing.

Reporting by Michael Martina; Writing by Ben Blanchard; Editing by Clarence Fernandez