China wants “drastic” U.S., Russia nuclear arms cuts | CHINA US Focus

CHINA US Focus - Exclusive Analysis of the Politics, Economics, Military and Culture of China-US Relations.

FOLLOW US

China wants “drastic” U.S., Russia nuclear arms cuts

Fredrik Dahl, Reuters
May 1, 2012
Share on FacebookFACEBOOK
Share on TwitterTWITTER
WEIBO
GOOGLE+
China called on the United States and Russia - which hold the vast majority of the world's nuclear warheads - on Monday to make further "drastic" cuts in their atomic arsenals.
 
A senior Chinese diplomat also told a meeting in Vienna that the development of missile defense systems which "disrupt" the global strategic balance should be abandoned, a possible reference to U.S. plans in Europe that have angered Russia.
 
A new U.S.-Russian arms reduction treaty will cut long-range, strategic nuclear weapons deployed by the two Cold War-era foes to no more than 1,550 on each side within seven years after it came into force in February 2011.
 
Read Full Article HERE

Related Articles

Major changes underway for China’s workers

04/18/2014 Bruce Kennedy, CBS News

China Details Vast Extent of Soil Pollution

04/18/2014 Josh Chin and Brian Spegele, Wall Street Journal

Shares of Twitter-Like Weibo Surge on Opening Day, as China I.P.O.s Mount

04/18/2014 Michael J. De La Merced, New York Times

Strike at Nike, Adidas China Supplier Halts Output

04/18/2014 Dave McCombs, Bloomberg News

For China and Japan, the Economic Challenges Ahead Are Similar

04/17/2014 Bettina Wassener, New York Times

News by Date

April 2014
M T W T F S S
« Mar   May »
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930  

Special Coverage

Sponsored Reports

This week in China-US Focus

Sign-up for e-mail newsletters and alerts and get the news you need delivered directly to your inbox.

Real Time Web Analytics