NATO has declassified countries that have US nuclear weapons
A Canadian senator,member of the Defense and Security Committee of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, in his report on the policy of nuclear deterrence, accidentally revealed the location of the storage of 150 US nuclear weapons in Europe.
“These bombs are stored at six US and European bases — Kleine Brogel in Belgium, Büchel in Germany, Aviano and Ghedi-Torre in Italy, Volkel in The Netherlands, and Incirlik in Turkey,” a section of the newspaper’s report read, according to the Post.
The first publication of this document was in the spring of this year, but did not contain any references to the placements. The second version of this document, published on Tuesday in the Belgian newspaper, declassified the countries of Europe - Belgium, Netherlands, Turkey, Italy and Germany, in that the United States nuclear weapons are stored on their territory.
It is worth reminding that Kleine Brogel Air Base since 2016, it has stored about 20 nuclear weapons of the United States.
Later, the latest edition of this report was published, which did not contain classified information, clarifying that this document is not “official”.
Kingston Reif, director for disarmament and threat-reduction policy at the Arms Control Association told the Post that the fact that the United States has a nuclear weapon in European countries is "not a secret."