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The US has criticized China in building nuclear forces

The United States believes that China is committed to nuclear parity with Russia and the United States, said the special envoy of the us President for arms control Marshall Billingsley.

"China is no longer committed to a limited deterrence... China is conducting a dangerous and destabilizing development of nuclear forces, which aims to ultimately achieve nuclear parity — quantitative or qualitative - with the United States and Russia," said Billingsley, speaking at the event of the Institute name of the Brookings institution.

He called worrisome statements by the Chinese media that the nuclear forces of the country should increase up to 1 thousand strategic warheads. Also, according to him, China has doubled its stocks of nuclear materials and conducts more missile tests than all other countries combined.

The United States insists on bringing China to the Russian-American talks on strategic renewal of the contract start-3, China says it is not interested in that.