Putin warns that there will be “no winners in a nuclear war” – RT in French
In a message addressed to the participants of a conference of the signatory countries of the treaty of nuclear non-proliferation, the Russian president made a point of recalling that, according to him, there could not be winners in a nuclear war .
Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke out on August 1 against any nuclear conflict. “We start from the principle that there can be no winners in a nuclear war and that the latter must never be triggered”, he explained, in a message addressed to the participants of a conference of the 191 signatory countries. of the nuclear non-proliferation treaty (NPT).
In this message published on the Kremlin website, he assured that Russia continued to follow “the letter and the spirit” of this treaty.
Russia announced that it had placed its nuclear forces on alert shortly after the launch of its military operation in Ukraine on February 24. Vladimir Poutine had, him, evoked reprisals “quick as lightning” in the event of direct intervention of the Occident in the conflict.
For his part, the Kremlin spokesman, Dmitry Peskov, had warned on March 22 that Russia would only use nuclear weapons in Ukraine in the event of an “existential threat”.
Also on August 1, the United States, United Kingdom and France called on Moscow “to stop its nuclear rhetoric and its irresponsible and dangerous attitude”.
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