America may deploy nuclear weapons in space
The ongoing war between Ukraine and Russia is not taking its name to stop, on the other hand, due to the intervention of America, Russia’s attitude is also getting tough. Now Russia has claimed that the US can deploy nuclear weapons in space under the pretext of Ukraine war. In such a situation, it is believed that Russia can also take similar steps to answer America.
In 2008, two of America’s enemies, Russia and China, proposed an international treaty aimed at halting the militarization of outer space. However, the US rejected the proposal, calling it a political ploy. In the absence of this treaty, Russia and China are also free to deploy weapons in space.
Russia’s deputy representative to the United Nations Andrei Belousov has said that the US may use the security crisis in Ukraine as an excuse to deploy weapons, including nuclear weapons, into space. Regarding the non-proliferation of nuclear weapons, he said that it is impossible to directly link the risks of deploying weapons in space to Russian special military operations in the territory of Ukraine. There is no such direct link. However, the fact remains that the US and its allies will use Ukrainian cards to implement their military plans not only on land, at sea and in the air, but also in space.
He said that it cannot be denied that special military operation will be used as an excuse for the implementation of these plans. Belousov suggested that Washington’s refusal to legally discuss legally binding means to stop the arms race in outer space over the past decade and a half was itself exposing itself. He insisted that the US had planned not to take any liability from the beginning. He claimed that we can well assume that these plans include the possibility of deploying nuclear weapons in space.
Belousov on Friday hit out at the US at the NPT review conference on the eve of the 77th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of Hiroshima. He reiterated Russia’s commitment to rid the world of weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear weapons. He pointed out that Russia has reduced its strategic nuclear arsenal by 85 percent since the mid-1980s. Belousov said that in February 2021, at the initiative of Moscow, the Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty was extended by five years. PLC/GT