A US guided-missile submarine transits the Strait of Hormuz. The  US and Britain aim to transfer nuclear submarine technology to Australia under the Aukus alliance. Photo: TNS
A US guided-missile submarine transits the Strait of Hormuz. The US and Britain aim to transfer nuclear submarine technology to Australia under the Aukus alliance. Photo: TNS

China slams ‘double standards’ of Aukus nuclear subs deal, warns of impact on Korea, Iran efforts

  • Deal is ‘blatant, irresponsible act of nuclear proliferation’, China’s permanent envoy to the UN in Vienna tells Global Times
  • China has urged UN nuclear watchdog not to back the plan, citing ‘illegal transfer of nuclear weapon materials’

A US guided-missile submarine transits the Strait of Hormuz. The  US and Britain aim to transfer nuclear submarine technology to Australia under the Aukus alliance. Photo: TNS
A US guided-missile submarine transits the Strait of Hormuz. The US and Britain aim to transfer nuclear submarine technology to Australia under the Aukus alliance. Photo: TNS
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