Biden answered journalists’ questions at the White House.
Asked about his reaction to the agreement between Russia and Belarus on tactical nuclear weapons, Biden said: “Extremely negative.” gave the answer.
Biden, on the other hand, stated that he is optimistic about the debt limit talks, adding that the negotiations are continuing and that he hopes it will be clear tonight whether a deal will be made or not.
Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu and Belarusian Defense Minister Viktor Hrenin signed documents on the deployment of tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus on May 25.
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 also stated that the “Alexander” high-precision missile systems, which they had previously delivered to Belarus, would be equipped with the aforementioned weapon.