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Malaysia Claims New AUKUS Alliance May Spark Nuclear Arms Race in Indo-Pacific

Sputnik International

By Oleg Burunov – September 18, 2021

On late Wednesday, Australia, the UK, and the US announced a defence partnership called AUKUS, which allows Canberra to secure the backing of Washington and London in its bid to acquire nuclear-powered submarines.
The Malaysian Prime Minister’s Office has warned that the new AUKUS pact, which envisages Australia building eight nuclear-propelled submarines, may trigger a nuclear arms race in the Indo-Pacific region.

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