Next week NATO will conduct its annual nuclear deterrence exercise – dubbed firm noon anyone noon company– Amid growing threats from the Russian president, Vladimir Putinthe use of nuclear weapons in the Ukrainian war.
Secretary, Jens Stoltenberg, ensuring this is a long-planned routine. At the same time, it was he himself who linked the exercises to the Kremlin’s increasingly hostile atomic rhetoric.
“The nuclear threat that President Putin is concealing is dangerous and irresponsible. Russia knows that a nuclear war cannot be won and should not be fought,” NATO’s secretary general said at a news conference.
“We are closely monitoring Russia’s nuclear forces. We haven’t seen any change in Russia’s position. But we remain vigilant,” he explained.
“next week, NATO to conduct deterrence exercises unwavering noonplanned It takes a long time. This is the annual training routine to keep our deterrent safe, secure and effective,” Stoltenberg said.
In addition, the secretary general of the Atlantic Alliance will chair the “ordinary meeting” of the nuclear program group on Thursday. “The fundamental purpose of NATO’s nuclear deterrence has always been to maintain peace, prevent coercion and deter aggression,” the Norwegian politician said.
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