In an interview with the Russian internet publication “Sputnik,” the President of Belarus Aleksandr Lukashenko stated that if NATO nuclear weapons are stationed in Poland, Belarus will push for the development of Russian nuclear weapons on its territory.
The Belarussian president stated that “in this case, I will propose to Putin that the nuclear weapons be returned to Belarus.”
According to Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko, an agreement on the sort of equipment to be used would be reached between his country and Russia.
In case Germany refuses to develop nuclear weapons in Eastern Europe, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg stated that the alliance may consider developing nuclear weapons in the region close to Belarus.
On November 14th the Belarusian President had stated in an interview with a Russian magazine that he wants Russian Iskander missiles, which are capable of carrying conventional and nuclear warheads.
Lukashenko had publicly expressed his dissatisfaction with the decision to remove the nuclear weapons that Belarus had, and the country still has enriched uranium.
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