The five countries the U.S, Russia, U.K, France and China that are also permanent members of the United Nations Security Council have made it their primary objective to avoid nuclear war among nuclear power nations and to increase cooperation and harmony among the countries.
All these 5 countries believe issued a joint statement on Monday which was published by Kremlin where they stated that they would work to avoid further spread of nuclear war and nuclear arms. The English language version of the statement read, “We affirm that a nuclear war cannot be won and must never be fought”. It also read, “”As nuclear use would have far-reaching consequences, we also affirm that nuclear weapons — for as long as they continue to exist — should serve defensive purposes, deter aggression, and prevent war.”
Chinese vice foreign minister and French government believe that this joint statement will increase a mutual trust, coordination and cooperation among the major power states of the world.
The statement from the P5 group came after seeing the soaring relations between United States and Moscow since the Cold War and also since Washington and China have come under several conflicts over security issues.