China has declined to join arms control talks. Photo: Reuters China has declined to join arms control talks. Photo: Reuters
China has declined to join arms control talks. Photo: Reuters

Why China’s attack on Nato ‘double standards’ suggests it will continue to build up nuclear arsenal

  • The alliance’s head Jens Stoltenberg accused Beijing of increasing its firepower ‘without constraint’ and urged it to sign up to international arms controls
  • But Beijing hit back by criticising Nato’s nuclear sharing arrangements and said the US and Russia should lead the way by disarming

Topic |   China's military
China has declined to join arms control talks. Photo: Reuters China has declined to join arms control talks. Photo: Reuters
China has declined to join arms control talks. Photo: Reuters
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