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Russia may threaten to launch a nuclear first strike on the enemy. Moscow thus tries to put pressure on the Europeans to resolve the conflict in their favor, says the new nuclear doctrine released by the Pentagon.
The document notes that the main opponents are the United States, Russia and China, but Washington does not want to consider them in this way and hopes to maintain stable relations with both countries.
The US President Donald trump said that the doctrine is aimed at reducing the potential use of nuclear weapons. The head of state noted that while other countries have increased their Arsenal, the American authorities did not want to modernize the nuclear weapons infrastructure and delivery systems, said in a statement the White house.
“The doctrine emphasizes our commitment to arms control and nuclear non-proliferation, maintaining the moratorium on nuclear testing and is committed to the prevention, detection and response to nuclear terrorism,” said trump.
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