Washington , Jan. 16 :  Outgoing U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has warned that South Asia is among the few regions in the world where nuclear weapons could be used in regional conflicts.  In a recent speech at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, Biden hoped that the incoming Trump administration would continue America’s leading role in reducing nuclear weapons around the globe, reports the Dawn. Also Read - Anyone Who Wants COVID Vaccine Could Get it This Spring: US President Joe Biden

“Not just North Korea, but Russia, Pakistan, and others have made counterproductive moves that only increase the risk that nuclear weapons could be used in a regional conflict in Europe, South Asia or East Asia,” he said.  Biden also urged Republican and Democratic lawmakers in the U.S. Congress to rise above party politics and deal with the nuclear issue with the seriousness it deserves. Also Read - Pets Are Back! First Dogs Champ & Major Officially Move in to White House, Pictures Go Viral

“Nuclear security is too important to be a party policy, for our nation and for the world. Although we no longer live in the daily dread of nuclear confrontation, the dangers we face today require a bipartisan spirit,” he said. Also Read - Coronavirus: Biden To Reinstate COVID-19 Travel Restrictions Lifted by Trump, Says White House Official