NATO accidentally revealed the locations of US nuclear weapons

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The NATO parliamentary Assembly accidentally published a secret report, in which was stated the placement of US nuclear weapons in Europe. About it reports The Washington Post.

The document was prepared in April, however, he noticed only now. It described the location of the 150 pieces of American nuclear weapons. According to the report, bombs placed at bases in Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Turkey.

NATO said they would not comment on the nuclear capabilities of the Alliance. The publication notes that last week was published the final version of the report from which you removed information about the location of nuclear weapons.

At the end of June, the NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that NATO is not going to place in Europe, the new missiles with nuclear warheads. Stoltenberg explained that the measures that the Alliance will take in the event of termination of the Treaty on the elimination of intermediate and shorter-range missiles (INF Treaty), will remain defensive. The allies are committed to the principle of non-proliferation of nuclear weapons.

On 26 June, the Federation Council approved the law on the suspension of the country’s participation in the INF Treaty was initiated by President of Russia Vladimir Putin.

The suspension of the execution of the Moscow Treaty provisions was a mirror response to the similar actions of Washington. The President of the United States Donald trump announced plans to withdraw from the Treaty in October 2018, on charges of violation of the document of the Russian side. Russia denies all charges and declares the inadmissibility allegations.

The INF Treaty, concluded in 1987 between the USSR and the USA, allows parties to be armed with ballistic missiles, land-based and cruise missiles with ranges between 500 and 5.5 thousand kilometers. Moscow and Washington have regularly accused each other of violating its terms.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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