China is one of a handful of states with nuclear weapons. Photo: Reuters China is one of a handful of states with nuclear weapons. Photo: Reuters
China is one of a handful of states with nuclear weapons. Photo: Reuters
Asean

Is China really ready to back a nuclear arms-free Southeast Asia?

  • A senior Chinese official says Beijing is prepared to back Asean’s 25-year-old treaty on the weapons
  • But this is not the first time this has happened and could be part of a bigger power play, observers say

Topic |   Asean
China is one of a handful of states with nuclear weapons. Photo: Reuters China is one of a handful of states with nuclear weapons. Photo: Reuters
China is one of a handful of states with nuclear weapons. Photo: Reuters
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