Russia, Belarus sign document on tactical nuclear weapon deployment in Belarus

MOSCOW: The defense ministers of Russia and Belarus on Thursday signed a document on the deployment of Russian tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus, Russian state-owned news agency TASS reported.
Moscow will retain control over the weapons and any decisions on their use, it quoted Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu as saying.
Russia and Belarus, which are close allies over the conflict in Ukraine, agreed earlier this year to deploy part of Moscow’s tactical nuclear arsenal in Belarus.


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