US diplomat: Putin's plans to deploy nukes in Belarus violate Russia-China declaration

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Kyiv Independent

Robert Wood, a top U.S. representative in the UN said on March 31 that Russia’s plans to deploy nuclear weapons would go against a Russia-Chinese joint statement released on March 21 calling for an end to all steps that contribute to “the escalation of tension.” “Less than two weeks ago, President Putin, in a joint statement with the People’s Republic of China, pledged to reduce the risks of nuclear war effectively,” Wood said. Wood also noted that Russian dictator Vladimir Putin constantly ignores obligations under treaties. Following Russia’s threats to place its nuclear weapons in Belarus, …

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