China Once Again Calls on US, Russia to ‘Substantially Slash’ Nukes in a ‘Irreversible and Verifiable’ Manner

The Chinese going on a moral offensive. Good for them

President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin agreed to continue a dialogue about the next phase of arms control to reduce the risk of a nuclear war, a safeguard China says should include the slashing of their nuclear arsenals.

Russia and the United States are the largest nuclear powers, making a stable, working relationship important to world order. It was a topic Putin and Biden raised at Wednesday’s summit and after the meeting, both world leaders agreed to help reduce the threat because nuclear war must “never be fought” because it “cannot be won.”

China called the agreement to engage in bilateral dialogue on strategic stability a “welcomed” development. However, they pushed for both countries to take further action to reduce the number of nuclear weapons they possess.

Russia and the U.S. should “substantively slash their nuclear stockpile in a verifiable, irreversible and legally-binding way to create conditions for the ultimate comprehensive and complete nuclear disarmament,” according to Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian.

“This is the most effective way to uphold global strategic stability and promote international peace and security,” Lijian said.

Russia, the United States and China, along with the United Kingdom and France, are considered the five nuclear states, and all signed the Treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). A landmark international treaty, its objective is to prevent additional countries from acquiring nuclear weapons, and eventually achieve nuclear disarmament.

Source: Newsweek

  1. Raptar Driver says

    Are they being ultra altruistic?
    Or just trying to play catch-up?
    Is any government on earth moral & just? Doing what’s right for the people?

    1. Richseeto says

      If you don’t already know, you need to catch up on the latest information on China’s role in government for her own people and those of the world. China do not need to catch up with making anymore nukes, her supply of 400 ICBMs of 1 megaton is enough to destroy any country on earth as well as the planet itself. Are you trying to shut China up for wanting to reduce the number of nuclear weaponry world wide?

      1. Raptar Driver says

        I trust no government.
        They are all criminal enterprises.
        And yes they do need to catch up, they are second rate nuclear power.
        How about all government’s get rid of all nuclear weapons.
        Anything else is bullshit.

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