Polish President Duda said he was negotiating with the United States to participate in the NATO nuclear sharing program to combat threats from Russia.

The first problem is that we do not own nuclear weapons.


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Nuclear sharing is part of NATO's deterrent policy, allowing the arrangement of nuclear weapons in member countries that do not own this capacity.

Among the three nuclear power of NATO, the UK, the United Kingdom and the United States, only the United States shared the nuclear sharing.

Polish President Andrzej Duda in Brussels, Belgium, in June 2021.

Poland recently increased defense spending after Russia opened a military campaign in neighboring Ukraine.

Poland is also organizing separate negotiations with some countries, including the United States, about the acquisition of atomic energy.

President Vladimir Putin said that Russia could use all available tools, including weapons with different levels of destruction, to protect territorial integrity.


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Western and Ukrainian officials all think that the warning must be considered seriously from Russian leaders, and expressing concerns about the risk of small tactical nuclear weapons that can be used on the battlefield of Ukraine.

Russia owns the largest nuclear arsenal in the world with about 6,000 nuclear warheads and huge continental ballistic missiles (ICBM).

Position Poland and Russia.

Moscow is concerned about the possibility of using tactical nuclear weapons in Ukraine, but this is also a big risk scenario for Russia itself.

President Putin and senior officials threatened to use nuclear weapons, but this scenario could cause more damage to Russia than benefits.