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07 May 2024, 18:39

Belarus sees nuclear arms as deterrence, defensive weapons

MINSK, 7 May (BelTA) – The non-strategic nuclear weapons deployed in Belarus are weapons for deterrence and defense. Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko made the statement during a solemn meeting on the occasion of Victory Day on 7 May, BelTA has learned.

The president remarked that a lot of discussions about nuclear weapons are going on today. Some are starting to speculate whether Lukashenko will use these nuclear weapons or not.

“Listen, these are weapons of deterrence, weapons of defense. Nobody will launch an offensive with these weapons. Feel free to draw conclusions out of it,” he said.

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