MFA of Russia: the United States accepts a limited nuclear war

the Advent of nuclear charges of low power, the US means that Washington allows for limited nuclear war and lower the threshold of use of weapons of mass destruction, says the Agency TASS with reference to Deputy foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov.

Earlier media reported that all U.S. strategic submarines of class Ohio received 1-2 ballistic missiles equipped with warheads W76-2 with capacity of 5-6 kilotons.

the United States believes that these weapons reduces the likelihood of a full-scale nuclear conflict.

At the end of January 2019, the Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov said that the warheads of low power on the contrary increase the risk of use of weapons of mass destruction and provoke a war of annihilation.