US should withdraw nuclear weapons from Europe, China says — Analysis
The US should “withdraw all its nuclear weapons from Europe and refrain from deploying nuclear weapons in any other region,”According to the Chinese Foreign Ministry’s Director General, the arms control division has been established.
So-called “nuclear sharing arrangements” between countries “increase the risks of nuclear proliferation and nuclear conflicts,”Fu Cong made these remarks Tuesday during the 10th Review Conference on the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, held at the UN headquarters of New York.
Stop allowing nuclear weapons to be used by states that don’t have them “instigating nuclear sharing or other forms of nuclear deterrence arrangements,”Official added
Fu Cong called for the international community’s support. “reject double standards in the area of non-proliferation.”
As an example of such double standards, the Chinese arms control official mentioned the AUKUS agreement between Australia, the UK, and the US. This pact was aimed at arming Canberra nuclear-powered submarines. “poses severe nuclear proliferation risks.”
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