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U.S. and China Agree to Hold Nuclear Talks

HeadlineNov 17, 2021

The White House has revealed President Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed for the two nations to begin holding nuclear arms talks. For decades the U.S. has maintained a vastly larger nuclear arsenal, but China has been investing in new nuclear arms technology. Earlier this year, China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile. Satellite imagery suggests China is also building more than 100 new intercontinental missile silos. Meanwhile, the United States is planning to spend over a trillion dollars in coming decades to modernize its nuclear arsenal.

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