This was announced by Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. But he declined to say how many or where they would be, but said the decision was up to Putin.
“It was necessary to prepare storage places and so on. Done. For this reason, the transfer of the nuclear charge has already begun,” he said. President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko confirmed the transfer of tactical nuclear weapons from Russia to the former Soviet republics.
According to Lukashenko, Russian President Vladimir Putin explained during a Eurasian Economic Union event in the Kremlin that a decree on the deployment of nuclear weapons in the country bordering Ukraine had already been reported.
When asked by a reporter whether the weapon had already reached Belarusian territory, the president replied: “That’s possible. I’ll come and check.” .
Russia maintains control of nuclear weapons
it was minsk Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and Belarusian Defense Minister Viktor Krenin signed a document regulating the deployment of tactical weapons.
In this sense Shoigu emphasized that Moscow retains control over the substance and its ultimate use. .
“Russia will not transfer nuclear weapons to the Republic of Belarus. The decision to control and use nuclear weapons rests with Russia,” he stressed.
Demonstrations against “aggressive actions of Western countries”
In addition, President Lukashenko recalled that the tactical operational missile system “Iskander-M”, which can use missiles not only for conventional weapons, but also for nuclear weapons, has already been handed over to Belarus.
“Some of the Belarusian aircraft are modified for possible use of nuclear weapons. The military is well trained,” he added.
this Weapon Deployment and Potential Strengthening The governments of both countries will respond to this ‘Aggressive actions by the West’ according to a statement by the Belarusian Defense Minister.