Putin: activities to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus will begin in July
The preparation of facilities for the storage of tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus will be complete on July 7th-8th, and immediately after that the Russian side will launch activities related to the deployment of the relevant types of weapons – as stated by Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with the President of Belarus, Aleksandr Lukashenko, BelTA reports
Speaking about the security situation in general, Vladimir Putin described it as stable.
“I would even say it’s good, confident. We’re liaising in this area. As far as the most sensitive issues are concerned, everything is going according to plan as we have agreed with you: on July 7th-8th, the preparation of the relevant facilities will be completed, and we will immediately begin activities related to the placement of appropriate types of weapons on your territory. So everything goes according to plan, everything is stable,” the Russian leader said.
Alongside the topic of security, the two countries’ leaders also discussed issues of economic co-operation, assessing its pace as very good.