EurActiv: US moves nuclear weapons from Turkey to Romania
11:03, 18 August 2016

EurActiv: US moves nuclear weapons from Turkey to Romania

US nuclear weapons are stationed throughout Europe

11:03, 18 August 2016


Two independent sources told that the US has started transferring nuclear weapons stationed in Turkey to Romania, against the background of worsening relations between Washington and Ankara.

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According to one of the sources, the transfer has been very challenging in technical and political terms.

“It’s not easy to move 20+ nukes,” said the source, on conditions of anonymity.

According to a recent report by the Simson Center, since the Cold War, some 50 US tactical nuclear weapons have been stationed at Turkey’s Incirlik air base, approximately 100 kilometres from the Syrian border.

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