Moscow’s decision to deploy tactical nuclear weapons (NW) on the territory of Belarus continues to be discussed around the world. So, in Kiev they admit that “anything can happen”, in Beijing they say that it is impossible to win in a nuclear war and call for diplomacy.
Ukraine’s position was expressed by the head of the People’s Servants faction in the Verkhovna Rada, David Arakhamia. According to him, Kiev does not yet take seriously the decision on the appearance of nuclear weapons in Belarus, but experience says that “anything can happen”. He named another consequence of the implementation of Moscow’s plans.
If nuclear weapons are deployed in Belarus, it will be necessary to increase mobilization and recruit even more people into the army
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Mao Ning recalled that on January 5, 2022, leaders of nuclear-weapon countries issued a joint statement. They pointed out that it was impossible to win or fight a nuclear war, so it was necessary to reduce strategic risks. Beijing believes that parties to the Ukrainian conflict should focus on diplomatic efforts to resolve it.
Earlier it was reported that the US Department of Defense does not consider it necessary to change the readiness of its nuclear forces after the Russian Federation’s decision to deploy tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus. According to the American side, Russia will not use nuclear weapons in a special military operation in Ukraine.
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