Poland to appeal to NATO on placement of nuclear weapons on its territory

Poland’s Defense Ministry is considering asking for access to nuclear weapons through the NATO program in which non-nuclear states borrow the arms from the U.S., deputy defense minister Tomasz Szatkowski said.

Censor.NET reports citing The Guardian.

Tomasz Szatkowski said the ministry was discussing whether to ask for access to NATO's "nuclear sharing" program to strengthen the country's ability to defend itself.

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Among NATO's 28 members there are three nuclear powers - the U.S., France and Britain - but only the U.S. has provided weapons to allies for nuclear sharing. Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and Turkey have hosted nuclear weapons as part of the program.

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