The United States administration does not have any intelligence information that would indicate Russia’s intention to use nuclear weapons, it sees no reason to adjust the deployment of its nuclear forces. The press service of the Pentagon released such a statement on Saturday commenting on Moscow’s decision to deploy its tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus, Report informs via TASS.
“We have seen reports of Russia’s announcement and will continue to monitor this situation. We have not seen any reason to adjust our own strategic nuclear posture nor any indications Russia is preparing to use a nuclear weapon. We remain committed to the collective defense of the NATO alliance,” the statement says. In turn, the White House issued a similar written statement.