China blasts US report, reiterates ‘no 1st use’ nuke policy


              Visitors tour past military vehicles carrying the Dong Feng 41 and DF-17 ballistic missiles at an exhibition highlighting President Xi Jinping and his China's achievements under his leadership, at the Beijing Exhibition Hall in Beijing on Oct. 12, 2022. China strictly adheres to its policy of no first use of nuclear weapons "at any time and under any circumstances," its Defense Ministry said Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022, in a scathing response to a U.S. report alleging a major buildup in Beijing's nuclear capabilities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
            
              Visitors tour past military vehicles carrying the Dong Feng 41 and DF-17 ballistic missiles at an exhibition highlighting President Xi Jinping and his China's achievements under his leadership, at the Beijing Exhibition Hall in Beijing on Oct. 12, 2022. China strictly adheres to its policy of no first use of nuclear weapons "at any time and under any circumstances," its Defense Ministry said Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022, in a scathing response to a U.S. report alleging a major buildup in Beijing's nuclear capabilities. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China blasts US report, reiterates ‘no 1st use’ nuke policy