Leonid Kravchuchka: AP
The first President of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk praised the refusal of the Republic from nuclear weapons with the signing of the Budapest Memorandum about 250 billion dollars. It is reported Gordonua.com.
“Nuclear weapons were tactical, which also went to Russia. Media Backfire, these famous planes. They also moved to Russia. If all to count, it’s somewhere in the range of $ 250 billion,” — said Kravchuk.
According to him, representatives of the USA were not talking about compensation for Ukraine this amount. While specific numbers no one knew.
“It was said that this is a very high cost of production of these weapons on the territory of Ukraine. More costs can be when the elimination of weapons,” explained Kravchuk.
December 4, 1994 between Ukraine, USA, Russia and UK signed the Budapest Memorandum, which guaranteed Ukraine’s territorial integrity and security in exchange for giving up its nuclear Arsenal.
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