U.S. To Sell Nuclear-Powered Subs To Australia; China Responds With Harsh Warning
The U.S. will sell three to five nuclear-powered submarines to Australia beginning in the early 2030s, President Joe Biden announced on Monday, prompting China to respond with a direct warning to America and its allies.
Biden made the announcement as part of the AUKUS Partnership alongside British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese at Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego. The deal marks the first time since 1959 that the U.S. will share nuclear submarine technology with an ally, Fox News reported.
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