1st head of Ukraine Leonid Kravchuk said he did Not regret that he had decided about the abandoning of nuclear weapons because the country, according to his statement, at that time was Not.
After the destruction of the Soviet Union in Ukraine remained stocks of nuclear weapons. In 1993, the country does Not want nuclear weapons, joining the Budapest agreement. In exchange, Kiev were given security assurances from Russia, the USA And the UK.
"I have No regrets. There was no other way. Nuclear weapons had the life. If to speak human categories, death warheads came in 1998, "said Kravchuk in interview to the newspaper" ".
according to his statement, after the expiration time none but take Ukraine warhead to explode, as they'd be in an unsafe condition."
"Imagine Ukraine After the Chernobyl accident And the problems with warheads were added. Then, it was necessary to remove the ancient warheads And put fresh. Ukraine. What, someone in the world sells nuclear warheads? And what to buy when the currency is in practice Not?" - said Kravchuk.