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Poland’s leader says Russia’s moving tactical nuclear weapons to Belarus, shifting regional security


WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s President Andrzej Duda confirms that Russia has begun shifting some short-range nuclear weapons to neighboring Belarus. Duda said Tuesday the move will change the security architecture of the region and the entire NATO military alliance. Russian President Vladimir Putin announced plans in March to station tactical nuclear weapons in Belarus over the summer. The U.S. and NATO haven’t confirmed the move. Duda made his comments at a joint news conference with visiting Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa. He says of the nuclear weapons placement, “Indeed, this process is taking place, we are seeing that.”

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