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The position of the Russian Senator Franz Klintsevich threatened to target nuclear weapons on the targets of NATO “friendly” to the Kremlin, said Dmitry Peskov. He reminded that the foreign policy of Russia is determined by the President
The Kremlin called the “clear” position first Deputy Chairman of the Federation Council Committee Franz Klintsevich that Russia could target its nuclear weapons on the targets of NATO in response to the aggressive actions of the Alliance. This was stated press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov, reports “Interfax”.
According to him, Russian lawmakers “have a right to their point of view, they quickly respond to international developments, the expansion of NATO towards the Russian borders, the expansion of NATO’s military infrastructure”. “Therefore, this position is clear”, — said Peskov.
However, he noted that according to the Constitution, lawmakers “do not define the foreign policy of Russia, determined by the President of Russia.”
The statement that Russia would aim its nuclear weapons at targets NATO, Franz Klintsevich made the day before. According to him, it will be done “in response to the aggressive actions of NATO, the attempts of the Alliance to attract new members”. From Russia to these actions “will follow a strict and unambiguous answer,” he added.
“We are targeting your weapons, including atomic, to any threatening us objects of the Alliance, wherever they are located,” — said Klintsevich.