The United States has repeatedly urged China to join arms control talks. Photo: AP
The United States has repeatedly urged China to join arms control talks. Photo: AP

US again calls for arms control talks with China amid concern over expanding nuclear arsenal

  • Senior official Thomas Countryman says there are no concrete plans but the issue was raised during last month’s summit between Xi and Biden
  • His remarks came after another State Department official said he was ‘optimistic’ the two countries could launch the process soon

The United States has repeatedly urged China to join arms control talks. Photo: AP
The United States has repeatedly urged China to join arms control talks. Photo: AP
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