The Treaty on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons has precise rules describing the behavior with nuclear bombs States, but the United States doesn't adhere to a set of items relating to involvement in the process other States.
Another point was the Pentagon's intention to have upgraded 20 shells at the airbase of the Bundeswehr in the town bÃ¼chel.
Washington is not only not going to get its own nuclear Arsenal with area 3 States, but probably develops the intention of upgrading it. The German media are informed about the planned placement of 20 of the newest nuclear bombs B61-12 on the airbase of the Bundeswehr in the town bÃ¼chel on the ground in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. This situation conflicts with the declared commitment to a policy of nuclear disarmament.
In the 1990s, Russia will cut its own Arsenal of non-strategic nuclear weapons in 4 times, moved them to the non-deployed group, and has focused on Central bases within areas of the state. It would be wrong to assume that the United States followed this example.
"In Europe - not only in Germany but also in Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy and Turkey - remain deployed tactical nuclear means of the USA. Americans upgrade their own nuclear bombs, and the European members of NATO - aircraft - carriers of such weapons. This line is confirmed at NATO summits in Chicago and Wales (in 2012 and 2014, respectively. - Approx. ed.)", - TASS quoted the official dealer of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Maria Zakharova.
The Americans not only retain nuclear weapons in Europe, but also trained European staff to apply it. "Training related to the preparation and use of nuclear weapons by the armed forces of the countries not possessing such weapons, represent a direct violation of articles 1 and 2 of the NPT (Treaty on the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons. - Approx. ed.). This anomalous situation has been maintained for over 40 years, but it is more acceptable," - said Zakharov.
This threat to Moscow takes into account when developing responses to possible threats. "The presence of American TACTICAL (non-strategic nuclear arsenals. - Approx. ed.) in Europe is taken into account in our military planning. With all this, a comprehensive analysis of the situation indicates that the danger is increasing power potential NATO and the vesting of his massive functions implemented in violation of international law, the approach of the military infrastructure of States - members of NATO to the borders of Russia", - stated in the Foreign Ministry.
In addition to purely military response to the threat, Russia is developing and diplomatic solution to the problem. "In the interests of security and stability in Europe, consider it necessary to return non-strategic nuclear weapons in the national territory, imposing a ban on its placement outside the public areas, and the elimination of appropriate infrastructure outside the national territory, which allows to ensure the rapid deployment of this weapon, and failure to conduct sessions related to the preparation and implementation of nuclear weapons of its own members of the armed forces of the countries not possessing such weapons", - said Zakharov.
"We believe that in the field of arms control, priority should be given to issues related to missile defense, the United States reluctance to support the idea to ban the placement of weapons in outer space, imbalance in the sphere of simple weapons and the like," she said. Official dealer of the foreign Ministry recalled that Russia is open for discussion of all issues related to the strengthening of international security, although the theme of non-strategic nuclear arsenals as a priority does not consider.
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