December 11, 2023

Kremlin: Nuclear deployment to Belarus is response to NATO expansion

Breaking news

The Kremlin on Wednesday defended its decision to station tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus, rejecting criticism of the move by NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg.

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters that NATO was the one expanding towards Russia, not the other way round, and therefore Moscow had to take steps to defend its own security.

Would you like to receive notifications on latest updates? No Yes