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13:15 ET 18:15 BST: US Under Secretary of Defence for Policy Colin Kohl, Under Secretary of Energy for Nuclear Security of the United States Jill Hruby, and Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Bonnie Jenkins are shortly due to lead a high-level briefing on US Nuclear Policy at the UN non-proliferation conference in New York City.

  • The event will be streamed here: https://media.un.org/en/asset/k1h/k1hev56ufq
  • According the UN the officials the breifing, "will outline US policies and positions on deterrence; arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament efforts; nuclear stockpile management, and the peaceful uses of nuclear energy."
  • Comes as US tensions increase on four nuclear fronts, Russia, China, Iran, and North Korea.
  • Yesterday, the Pentagon postponed the testing of its Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile in a bid to avoid miscalculation with China.
  • Today, China severed lines of communication with the US on a range of diplomatic and military mechanisms.
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13:15 ET 18:15 BST: US Under Secretary of Defence for Policy Colin Kohl, Under Secretary of Energy for Nuclear Security of the United States Jill Hruby, and Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Bonnie Jenkins are shortly due to lead a high-level briefing on US Nuclear Policy at the UN non-proliferation conference in New York City.

  • The event will be streamed here: https://media.un.org/en/asset/k1h/k1hev56ufq
  • According the UN the officials the breifing, "will outline US policies and positions on deterrence; arms control, nonproliferation, and disarmament efforts; nuclear stockpile management, and the peaceful uses of nuclear energy."
  • Comes as US tensions increase on four nuclear fronts, Russia, China, Iran, and North Korea.
  • Yesterday, the Pentagon postponed the testing of its Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile in a bid to avoid miscalculation with China.
  • Today, China severed lines of communication with the US on a range of diplomatic and military mechanisms.