Chinese  intercontinental strategic nuclear missiles on parade in Beijing. Photo: Xinhu
Chinese intercontinental strategic nuclear missiles on parade in Beijing. Photo: Xinhu

China says it will continue to develop nuclear arsenal and US and Russia must make first cuts

  • Beijing was one of the five major nuclear powers to pledge to only use the weapons in self-defence, but says it still needs to modernise its stockpiles
  • Senior arms control official Fu Cong denies Pentagon claims it is vastly increasing its firepower and says the country still lags behind Washington

Topic |   China's military weapons
Chinese  intercontinental strategic nuclear missiles on parade in Beijing. Photo: Xinhu
Chinese intercontinental strategic nuclear missiles on parade in Beijing. Photo: Xinhu
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