US extends New START nuclear pact with Russia, seeks arms control with China

//US extends New START nuclear pact with Russia, seeks arms control with China

US extends New START nuclear pact with Russia, seeks arms control with China

The United States said on Wednesday that the last remaining treaty with Russia capping their nuclear arsenals has been extended for five years through 2026, and vowed to pursue further arms control not only with Moscow but also with Beijing.An extension of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty “makes the United States, US allies and partners, and the world safer,” Secretary of State Antony Blinken said in a statement, adding, “An unconstrained nuclear competition would endanger us all.”The…

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