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In the United States Congress introduced two proposals for restriction of the use of nuclear weapons. This was reported in the press service of the sponsors of the initiatives, reports RIA Novosti.
Senator and contender for the presidential nomination of the Democratic party, Elizabeth Warren and the head of the house Committee on armed Affairs, Adam Smith proposed to abandon the use of nuclear weapons first. Politicians considered such a policy “outdated and dangerous”, since the only purpose of the US nuclear Arsenal is deterrence.
In addition, senators Ted Lieu and ed Markey introduced a bill prohibiting the President of the United States to launch a preventive nuclear strike without congressional authorization.
It is noted that similar initiatives are offered not for the first time. They became especially popular after the coming to power of Donald trump.
According to US policy at the moment, apply the counter-and preventive nuclear strikes.
Earlier it was reported that In the United States began to produce a new nuclear weapon of low power, designed to fight Russia. New warhead W76-2 will be installed in submarines. Its capacity is about five kilotons.
Video, photo All from Russia.