The 6th event in the series The Hague Conversations on Conflict was held in virtual mode on Thursday, 28 May 2020 and focused on the theme China and the west: avoiding a confrontation.
The panel was made up of Ardi Bouwers, Director of China Circle in Amsterdam, Jakub Janda, Executive Directior of the European Values Centre for Security Studies in Prague and Dennis Sammut, Director of LINKS Europe in The Hague. William Murray, Project Officer at LINKS Europe chaired the event.
You can see a video of the event here.
Specialists at the University of Sheffield in the UK estimate that the blast had about one tenth of the explosive power of the atomic bomb dropped on the Japanese city of Hiroshima during World War Two and was "unquestionably one of the biggest non-nuclear explosions in history".