The United States on Friday reportedly pressured China to join nuclear arms talks with Washington and Moscow, seeking to overcome long-held opposition. And Beijing's.

"China has long said that it will not participate in arms competition and does not seek equality with the United States and Russia," a senior Trump administration official said. Now it's time for China to put money in its mouth and prove itself as a responsible international figure. "

At present, the US and Russian nuclear arsenals appear to be smaller than China, but Beijing's buildup of military forces in the Asia-Pacific region aligns with the US and its allies. Politics are scary.

Edit: Pang Kong