Missiles on display at a military parade at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Photo: AFP
Missiles on display at a military parade at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Photo: AFP

US repeats call for arms control talks with China as Beijing accelerates nuclear programme

  • Washington remains ‘ready and willing’ for dialogue, ‘and we’ve made that known to Chinese authorities’, says a State Department spokesman
  • New Pentagon findings suggested that China is ‘leaving behind its previous nuclear doctrine of limited deterrence’

Missiles on display at a military parade at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Photo: AFP
Missiles on display at a military parade at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Photo: AFP
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