Donald Trump’s claim China wants to join a new nuclear arms control treaty met with scepticism

US President Donald Trump has said China would like to be part of a new three-way accord to limit nuclear arms – a suggestion greeted with scepticism by many observers who questioned whether Beijing would want to limit its ability to enhance its second-strike capacity.Trump, who had a lengthy telephone conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday, said they had discussed ways to include China in the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (Start), which became effective in 2011.“We…

source https://www.scmp.com/news/china/diplomacy/article/3008860/donald-trumps-claim-china-wants-join-new-nuclear-arms-control

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