Peskov not confirmed the discussion of new grounds for a nuclear strike
Moscow. 22 Nov. INTERFAX.RU Press Secretary of the Russian President Dmitry Peskov said that he knew nothing that in Russia, the discussion was conducted relative to the new bases for the use of nuclear weapons, except those that are recorded in official documents and mentioned by President Vladimir Putin.
“Recently, the President listed the reasons that can become the basis for the use of nuclear weapons that a concept is recorded in the Russian Federation. I do not know that now there are some discussions in terms of further improvement of this argument,” said Sands.
“We don’t have our concept of using nuclear weapons pre-emptive strike. Our concept is a retaliatory strike,” — said Putin, speaking on 18 October at the Valdai forum in Sochi.
The Russian leader stressed that this means that Russia is ready to use nuclear weapons “only when sure that someone, a potential aggressor strikes on Russia.”NewsIn the Kremlin explained Putin’s words about a nuclear strike
On 21 November, the participants of the “round table” the Federation Council Committee on defense and security has proposed to develop a draft national military strategy of the Russian Federation and a new version of the policy framework of the Russian Federation in the field of nuclear deterrence.
“At the end of the “round table” adopted a draft of recommendations for the authorities and professional organizations. In particular, the drafting of the “National military strategy of the Russian Federation”, — said the press service of the Committee.
“And the Russian security Council and its Interdepartmental Commission for military security — to study the issue of a new edition of “fundamentals of Russian Federation policy in the field of nuclear deterrence”, — stated in the message.
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