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Nuclear arms race is an expected topic for Trump-Putin talks

 


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump seems of two minds on nuclear weapons. He muses about eliminating them but also has called for a U.S. buildup and bragged about his nuclear "button."

In March, while forecasting a face-to-face meeting on this topic with Russian President Vladimir Putin, Trump said in the same breath that an arms race was "getting out of control" and that he would never allow any country to have weapons "even close to what we have," although Russia already does.

How these seemingly competing instincts will play out in his talks Monday with Putin in Helsinki could pr...



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