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North Korea, China, Russia Expanding Nuclear Weapons Arsenal Fast, Says US

The United States said on Friday that North Korea, China, and Russia are expanding and diversifying their nuclear weapons stockpiles at a "breakneck" speed. Speaking at a forum, a White House official warned that, absent a change in the trajectory of their arsenals, Washington may have to increase its own. The remarks were made by the senior director for arms control, disarmament, and nonproliferation at the National Security Council, Pranay Vaddi. He also noted that the three countries are driving the US and its allies into bracing for a "world where nuclear competition occurs without numerical constraints,"  as reported by news agency IANS, citing Yonhap news agency. Speaking at an event hosted by the Arms Control Association, a US-based nonpartisan or...