Trump Administration Weighs Extending New START Nuclear Treaty

WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is holding open the likelihood of extending the New Get started arms handle treaty, but the conclusion will be affected by 3 variables, including whether or not China agrees to be a part of the arms handle method, a  U.S. official mentioned Tuesday.

A day immediately after a round of Russia-U.S. arms handle talks in Vienna, the official mentioned President Trump could concur to increase the 2011 accord, which is due to expire in February, if the parties make development towards a new agreement that has tricky verification steps,…