US, Russia still at odds over new nuclear arms treaty

The United States and Russia concluded two days of arms control talks Tuesday with the two sides still at odds over the US demand to include China in any new treaty but showing signs of a possible willingness to extend the existing New START deal, which expires next year. China has rejected the idea as an American ploy to avoid a new deal and said that it would gladly participate if the US would agree to nuclear parity among all nations.The United States and Russia concluded two days of arms control talks Tuesday with the two sides still at odds over the US demand to include China in any new treaty but showing signs of a possible willingness to extend the existing New START deal, which expires next year. China has rejected the idea as an American ploy to avoid a new deal and said that it would gladly participate if the US would agree to nuclear parity among all nations.

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