“This is a step that will lead to more extremely dangerous climbing,” the statement said. Using the phrase, the Belarusian administration was described as “a complicit in Russia’s illegal and unreasonable war against Ukraine”.
Belarusian authorities are urged to immediately halt such support, while “Any attempt to further escalate the situation will be met with a strong and coordinated response.” statement was included.
Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and Belarusian Defense Minister Viktor Hrenin signed documents on the deployment of tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus today.
Hrenin emphasized that this was a response to the “unfriendly” and “aggressive” politics of Western countries.
Russian President Vladimir Putin announced in March that they would place tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus. Putin stated that the “Alexander” high-precision missile systems that they had previously delivered to Belarus would be equipped with the aforementioned weapon.