White House spokesman John Kirby said the United States had yet to see signs of Russian nuclear weapons being deployed in Belarus. He announced this at a briefing. TASS.
According to him, Russian discourse on nuclear weapons since the beginning of the conflict in Ukraine has been reckless and irresponsible.
Russian President Vladimir Putin declarationOn July 1, 2023, the construction of a storage facility for tactical nuclear weapons will be completed in Belarus.
The Russian president noted that the Russian Federation did not transfer nuclear weapons to Belarus, but the United States has been doing it for ten years – it will deploy it in Belarus and train military personnel in Europe, like the United States.
The Russian leader noted that the President of Belarus has long raised the issue of deploying tactical nuclear weapons of the Russian Federation in his country. Putin added that the reason for meeting with Lukashenka was the statement by British Deputy Defense Minister Annabelle Goldie that London plans to supply depleted uranium to Ukraine.
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