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Big Five Nuclear Powers Release Joint Statement Saying Their Nukes Aren’t Aimed at One Another

Sputnik International

By Ilya Tsukanov

January 3, 2022

The statement comes in an atmosphere of heightened global tensions – including fears of a conflict between Russia and NATO over Ukraine, and the US and China in the Indo-Pacific.
Russia, the United States, China, France and Britain “consider the avoidance of war between Nuclear-Weapon States and the reduction of strategic risks as [their] foremost responsibilities” and confirm that their nuclear weapons are not targeting one another, the five countries said in a joint statement published Monday.

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