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Recent internet articles in China allege the 1999 NATO bombing of Beijing's embassy in Yugoslavia was intentional, claiming that the embassy secretly housed the remains of an American F-117 Nighthawk stealth fighter shot down in the region weeks earlier.   © Reuters
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Analysis: Mystery of 1999 US stealth jet shootdown returns with twist

China embassy was bombed to destroy F-117's remains, recent articles say

KATSUJI NAKAZAWA, Nikkei senior staff writer | China

Katsuji Nakazawa is a Tokyo-based senior staff writer and editorial writer at Nikkei. He spent seven years in China as a correspondent and later as China bureau chief. He is the 2014 recipient of the Vaughn-Ueda International Journalist prize for international reporting.

TOKYO -- Shortly after top U.S. and Chinese diplomats locked horns in Alaska in late March, eye-catching articles began to appear on the Chinese internet.

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