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It’s Belarus’ ‘choice’ to stop deployment of Russian nukes, says Borrell

The high representative of the European Union (EU) for Foreign Affairs, Josep Borrellstated this Sunday that belarus still can”arrest” the deployment of Russian nuclear weapons on its territory agreed with Moscow and which is the “choicefrom Minsk.

That belarus harboring Russian nuclear weapons would mean an irresponsible escalation and a threat to European security. Belarus can still stop it, it’s their choice”, Borrell wrote on his profile on the social network Twitter.

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He added that the EU is “ready to respond with more sanctions”.

The Russian President, Vladimir Putinannounced this Saturday an agreement with Belarus for the deployment of tactical nuclear weapons in that country’s territory.

There is nothing extraordinary here. First of all, USA He’s been doing it for decades. It was located a long time ago in the territory of its allied countries, the countries of the NATO, in Europe, its tactical nuclear weapons. If memory serves, in six countries: Germany, Turkey, Holland, Belgium, Italy and Greece”, he assured in statements to public television.

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Putin stressed that such an agreement does not violate the obligations of Russia on nuclear non-proliferation and announced that on April 3 the training of the Belarusian military will begin and on July 1 the construction of a silo to place said weapons in the neighboring country will have been completed.

Source: Elcomercio

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