Wikileaks: nuclear weapons owned by U.S. stationed in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Turkey

Nuclear weapons belonging to the United States are stationed in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Turkey, show documents quoted by the website Wikileaks, inform EUObserver electronic publication.

The four countries together with Italy, have long been suspected that allow storage of U.S. nuclear weapons, but neither NATO nor the Member shall not negate nor confirm assumptions.

But in a confidential document of the U.S. ambassador in Germany, Philip Murphy, he mentions the possible withdrawal of U.S. nuclear weapons from German territory and even the Netherlands and Belgium. The document confirms the presence of U.S. nuclear weapons in Turkey.

And Italy has its territory suspected weapons of mass destruction U.S..

In response, the Dutch Foreign Ministry announced that no comments on this topic.

According to a report in 2007 estimated in Europe are stationed 480 U.S. nuclear weapons.

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Posted by E.Hillwig on Nov 30 2010. Filed under Europe, Featured News, US, World. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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