Geneva – Reuters
A senior US State Department official said on Thursday that the United States would soon begin arms control talks with China to expand its nuclear arsenal and nuclear-powered submarine.
He said he expects China to double its nuclear arsenal in the next few years, while the United States and the Russian Federation have made significant cuts in their reserves.
“So I’m sure it will start soon, but I can not say exactly when or at what level,” he told reporters in Geneva, noting the timeline for the issue or the purpose of the contact. Is now constructing arsenals and developing new distribution systems. We hope that China’s nuclear weapons will double in the next few years.
Washington has repeatedly called on Russia to join a new arms control agreement with Beijing. -Call Tripartite Range “Armed and Disarmament.
China says its arsenal is small and ready for negotiations compared to the US and Russia’s arsenals, but Washington wants to reduce its nuclear arsenal to China’s.
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