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

Topic |   China's military
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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