China Accuses US of Intensifying Arms Race by Creating AUKUS
"This proves once again that these countries are using nuclear exports as a tool for geopolitical games", the spokesman said at a briefing, adding that any regional mechanism "should not harm [the] interests of third countries".
The first initiative under #AUKUS is the delivery of nuclear-powered submarines for the @Australian_Navy. This will allow @DeptDefence to meet its mission to protect Australia and its national interests, and that of our regional friends, into the future. #AUKUS pic.twitter.com/CYF05qJqPZ— Scott Morrison (@ScottMorrisonMP) September 15, 2021