In Russia declared the destruction of all stockpiles of chemical weapons

Wednesday, September 27, Russian President Vladimir Putin gave the order to destroy the last chemical munition in the country. This was reported by the press service of the Kremlin.

Putin in a video linkup contacted Udmurtia, where he carried out the destruction. He gave a command, and then the warhead was dismantled.

«This is a truly historic event, bearing in mind the huge volume, inherited from the Soviet era, the Arsenal of chemical weapons. This is a huge step in the direction of giving the modern world a more balanced, more secure nature,» he said.

The Federal target program «Destruction of chemical weapons stockpiles in the Russian Federation» was adopted in 1996. At that time Russia had the largest Arsenal of such weapons.

According to the Kremlin, destroyed to date 100% of stocks of Russian chemical weapons is 39 thousand 967 tons of toxic substances.




In Russia declared the destruction of all stockpiles of chemical weapons 28.09.2017

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