23 June 2020

U.S. chides China for not showing up to nuclear arms talk


China, as promised, was a no-show at a new round of nuclear arms talks between the United States and Russia in Vienna, even as Washington and Moscow agreed to hold further meetings to work toward a new arms control treaty.Marshall Billingslea, special U.S. envoy for arms control, chided Beijing for failing to join the talks despite a formal invitation to the first talks on updating the expiring 2011 New START arms limitation treaty.“China is a no-show,” Mr. Billingslea tweeted as the talks [...]