The expert commented on plans to the transfer to Poland of US nuclear weapons
Warsaw, and Washington understands the possible negative impact of the relocation on the territory of Poland of nuclear weapons of the United States, and this is reflected in the statement of the Polish President, Andrzej Duda, said to RIA Novosti chief researcher of the Institute of USA and Canada studies, Vladimir Batiuk.
Speaking yesterday at a joint press conference with US President Donald trump in Washington, Duda said that the United States has no plans of relocation to Poland of nuclear weapons from Germany. According to the Polish leader, it was never a topic of his discussion with trump.
"It is worth considering the context of the meeting, in particular, the statement trump that the U.S. intends to withdraw troops from Germany and to transfer them to Poland. This fact alone is able to aggravate relations with Russia. If you stand still and the issue of nuclear weapons, I'm afraid it might lead to very unpredictable consequences", - said the Russian expert.
In his opinion, and Washington understand that, "if in Poland will be deployed us ballistic missile capable of reaching Moscow in a matter of minutes, in the conditions of imminent war, Russia will not remain other choice but pre-emptive strike". "If I understand you correctly, the tune is also aware of the possible consequences - hence the statement," said Batiuk.
Earlier, US Ambassador in Poland Georgette of Mosbacher admitted that the Americans could redeploy its nuclear weapons from Germany to Poland.