In its budget bill for the fiscal year 2022, which was presented to Congress on Friday, the US government proposed to increase the US Department of Defense budget to $ 715 billion.

Iran Press/America: If the US Congress agrees to Biden's proposed budget for the Department of Defense, the Department will see a 1.5 percent increase in the 2022 budget compared to the fiscal year 2021.

The US government has said part of the budget will be used to contain China and Russia.

Nuclear program modernization, combating climate change, and addressing emerging biological threats are some of the other issues mentioned by the Biden government in its budget request.

Tensions between the US and two other UN Security Council permanent members, China and Russia have risen sharply in recent years.

China and Russia are working together to counter US hegemony as well as to safeguard multilateralism. 219