US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken spoke at a conference of member countries of the Treaty on the Nonproliferation of Nuclear Weapons. There he warned that the States might also use himbut only under emergency circumstances.
“The United States considered the use of nuclear weapons only in emergency circumstances. to protect the vital interests of the United States, allies and partners“, – said the head of the State Department during the performance.
He explained that the main task of the US strategic nuclear forces is to deter other countries that have such weapons from a nuclear strike.
Recall that the former commander-in-chief of NATO forces in Europe, James Stavridis, believes that the risk of Russian dictator Vladimir Putin using nuclear weapons small, which cannot be said about the likelihood of using a chemical. In general, the expert called the concern about the use of weapons of mass destruction by the Russian Federation justified.