Russian President Vladimir Putin announced that Russia and Belarus have agreed on nuclear weapons.
“We are not transferring weapons to Belarus, we are deploying them, just like the US did in Europe,” Putin said in his statement.
After Putin’s nuclear announcement, eyes were turned to the USA. Statement from the Pentagon.
The statement said, “We have seen Russia’s announcement and we will continue to monitor it.”
EXPLANATION FROM UKRAINE
Oleksiy Danilov, Chairman of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine, said in a statement on his social media account, “Putin’s statement on the deployment of tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus maximizes the negative perception and public rejection of Russia and Putin in Belarusian society. It is a step towards internal destabilization of the country. The Kremlin has taken Belarus as a nuclear hostage” used the phrases.