Kremlin officials say Russian nuclear buildup is forced by West

June 18, 2015   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags: , ,

Russia’s addition of 40 long-range missiles to its nuclear arsenal this year doesn’t signal a new arms race or a threat to any country, Kremlin officials insisted Wednesday.

 

The expansion, part of a decade-long $500-billion modernization of Russian defense forces and weapons, has been forced on Moscow by aggressive moves by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters.

 

“It is not Russia that approaches somebody else’s borders, it is NATO’s military infrastructure that approaches Russian borders,” Peskov was quoted as saying by the Tass news agency.

 

Read More: Kremlin officials say Russian nuclear buildup is forced by West – LA Times

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