Famous chinese newspaper The Global Times said enhancing, China’s nuclear program was now vital to the country’s “strategic deterrence” against the United States. This news came shortly after US president Joe Biden asked for further investigation of origin of coronavirus. The editor of Global times wrote “The number of China’s nuclear warheads must reach the quantity that makes US elites shiver should they entertain the idea of engaging in a military confrontation with China.”
The Editor also said that given that intensifying US strategic containment of China, I would like to remind once again that we have many urgent tasks, but one of the most important is to keep rapidly increasing the number of nuclear warheads and strategic missiles like the Dongfeng 41 with extremely long range and high survival capabilities. The editor wrote this in his post.