Statement by British defense Secretary Michael Fallon on the right of London for a pre-emptive nuclear strike deserves a harsh response. As reported on Monday, April 24, TASS, said the first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee on defense and security Frants Klintsevich.
“I think that the statement by British defense Secretary Michael Fallon deserves a harsh response, and I’m not afraid to overdo it”, — quotes its words Agency.
According to the Senator, this statement should be considered as part of the psychological war, “which appears in this context in a particularly hideous form”. “Otherwise, really bad, because the question arises: against whom great Britain is prepared to preemptively use nuclear weapons?” he said.
Previously on 24 APR Fallon said that it allows the application of a UK pre-emptive nuclear strike, adding that it is possible under extreme circumstances, without specifying what. “The whole point of deterrence is to leave uncertainty in the minds of any who might think about using a weapon against our country”, — he explained.