In his opinion, not a single region of Europe in which there will be an American military presence will have security guarantees. As a result, residents of European countries will be "under the gun."
Any of them (country - ed.) Becomes a potential nuclear desert
- emphasized Shurygin.
At the same time, he noted that earlier on medium- and shorter-range missiles there were always thermonuclear warheads of high power. They were able to quickly destroy protected command posts, economic centers and control systems. Shurygin said that in connection with this, any state in Eastern Europe that decides to deploy such missiles on its territory "erases itself from the world map."
The expert is sure that the US withdrawal from the INF Treaty and the deployment of missiles in the countries neighboring with Russia will bring the world into a state of “without 20 minutes before the war.” After all, any start signal can be regarded as the use of WMD, which will lead to an instant response.
It should be noted that the expert is right in this regard. Indeed, the flight time of missiles is seriously reduced and there will no longer be time to find out the details of what exactly flies there. Earlier we Reportedhow the US president decided to abandon the INF Treaty and how Washington presented Moscow ultimatum.