China should build more nuclear arms to prepare for Trump: media

China should “significantly” increase military spending and build more nuclear weapons as a response to US President-elect Donald Trump, an editorial in the nationalistic Global Times newspaper said Thursday. China should “build more strategic nuclear arms and accelerate the deployment of the DF-41 intercontinental ballistic missile” to protect its interests, should Trump attempt to corner the country in an “unacceptable way”, it said. “China’s military spending in 2017 should be augmented significantly,” it added in the print article run in both English and Chinese.

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