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The United States said on Thursday that China's rapid buildup of its nuclear forces was concerning and called on Beijing to engage with it "on practical measures to reduce the risks of destabilizing arms races."

The buildup had become more difficult for China to hide and it appeared it was deviating from decades of nuclear strategy based around minimal deterrence, U.S. State Department spokesperson Ned Price told a regular news briefing.

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