China, US defence officials hold talks on Pentagon report

Chinese and American defence officials have held talks to discuss a Pentagon report highlighting China’s growing nuclear arsenal, in a sign that the two militaries are stepping up engagement.The working-level talks come amid preparations for a meeting between top military officials from both countries amid rising tensions over Taiwan and an arms race for the edge in hypersonic weapons.In a short statement dated Thursday, the US Defence Department said representatives from the Office of the…


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