480 US nuclear warheads in Europe

In-depth Report:

A documentary aired on Italian TV channel, RAI 24, has claimed that the U.S. military is keeping 480 nuclear warheads across Europe, 90 in Italy.

Fifty of the warheads are being kept at Aviano Air Base, north-east of Italy and forty others at a military facility near Brescia.

The documentary warns of possible nuclear strikes against countries in the Middle East.

The Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) has banned the deployment of so many nuclear warheads in Europe.

The documentary has also called on the Italian government to comply with its obligations under the NPT and demand the removal of the weapons from the Italian soil.

Pointing to remarks made by NATO’s Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Weapons of Mass Destruction policy, Guy Roberts, the documentary emphasizes that all sovereign countries have the right to call on the U.S. government to remove all its nuclear weapons from their soil.


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