Poland will allow deployment of NATO’s nuclear weapons — Duda

President of Poland Andrzej Duda. Photo: KPRK

Polish President Andrzej Duda claims Poland is willing to host NATO’s nuclear weapons if asked to do so.

According to Politico, the President of Poland said this in an interview with Polish Fakt.

“If our allies decide to deploy nuclear weapons as part of nuclear sharing on our territory as well, to reinforce the security of NATO’s eastern flank, we are ready for it,” stated Duda.

He also mentioned the recent “nuclear manoeuvres” by Russia, which are perceived by Poland with caution.

“Russia is increasingly militarizing the Königsberg oblast (Kaliningrad). Recently, it has been relocating its nuclear weapons to Belarus,” Duda explained Polish motivation, adding that the US and Poland have talked about it “for some time”.

“I’ve already talked about it a few times. I must admit that when asked about it, I declared our readiness,” Duda said.

Kremlin spokesperson Dmitry Peskov has already responded to Duda’s statement, saying that Russia “will take all the necessary retaliatory steps to guarantee our security”.

Russia has been threatening the West with nuclear war multiple times in the recent months. Also, the aggressor seized Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant, undermining nuclear safety in Ukraine and entire Europe.

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