The United States is preparing for its use, said the Director of the Non-Proliferation and Arms Control of the Russian MFA, quoted by NOVA TV.
Having a nuclear weapon in Europe, the United States is preparing to use it, RIA Novosti told the director of the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Vladimir Ermakov, of the Russian MFA's Directorate for Non-proliferation and Control.
The arms sales of Turkish companies rose by 24 percent in 2017, according to a report released on Dec. 10 by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
Bulgaria's booming arms trade continued to grow in 2017 with arms and ammunitions exports topping €1.2 billion ($1.4 billion), an official report showed on Wednesday, October 31, reports The Defense Post.
Conflicts in the Middle East have boosted Bulgaria's arms sales in recent years to levels not seen since the fall of communism in 1989.
Turkey will chair the last session of the ongoing 2018 disarmament conference in Geneva, it was announced on Aug. 20.
The United States said it would boycott the June 5 session of the Conference on Disarmament amid fears that Syria is using its presidency of the body to "normalise" the regime.