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Residents of the European Union in the event of a military conflict between Russia and the United States would prefer to stay away. This writes the Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet.
The publication refers to the results of a survey of the European Council on foreign relations, according to which from 53 to 85 percent of Europeans would prefer to remain neutral. Unequivocal support for Washington expressed from 3 to 19 percent of residents of 14 EU countries.
Such a low value the paper relates that the United States is too actively promoting the position of “America first.” However, journalists were alarmed by the fact that among the respondents, still there were those who openly expressed support of Russia in a potential conflict.
May 14 in Moscow warned that the US is preparing to use nuclear weapons in Europe. As stated by the Director of the Department for nonproliferation and arms control Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Vladimir Ermakov, evidenced by the very location of Washington such weapons in the countries of the Old world. The diplomat suggested that the pessimistic scenario may begin with the permissions themselves non-nuclear European States.
Presumably, the United States placed in Europe about 180 B61 nuclear bombs, including 20 in Germany, the rest in Belgium, Italy, the Netherlands and Turkey.
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