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US conducts exercises in case of nuclear war in Europe

UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The United States conducted exercises under the scenario of which Russia deals a nuclear strike at a NATO facility in Europe.

“We have conducted small exercises,” RIA Novosti quoted a senior Pentagon official.

It is noted that the scenario of the exercises provided for an emergency situation in Europe, during which Russia limitedly used low-power nuclear weapons against an object on NATO territory.

It is specified that in the event of such a development of the situation, the decision on the response is made by the President and the Minister of Defense.

On January 21, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg during a speech in the  European Parliament said that the US military presence in Europe has reached a record level since the beginning of the century.

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