Countries with nuclear weapons are increasing their nuclear arsenals, the SIPRI report claims

Nuclear weapons: According to the Swedish arms watchdog Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), all nine nuclear-weapon states are expanding or upgrading their nuclear weapons and have been seen since the end of the Cold War. ۔ The SIPRI said Monday that as the US and Russia’s nuclear weapons list declines in 2021, other nuclear states are either developing new weapons systems or announcing their intention to do so.

In addition to the United States and Russia, nuclear weapons states include Britain, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and North Korea. Israel has never publicly acknowledged having such weapons.

This has led to a reduction in the stockpile of nuclear weapons by the United States and Russia.
The decline in US and Russian nuclear arsenals in 2021 was due to the destruction of weapons that had been withdrawn from military service years earlier. Let me tell you that these two countries have 90% of the world’s nuclear weapons. The SIPRI said US and Russian usable military stockpiles remained relatively stable, but within the limits set by the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty.

Hans M. Christensen, a researcher in SIPRI’s Weapons of Mass Destruction program and director of the Nuclear Information Project at the Federation of American Scientists, said: Gone. The Cold War. “

‘This is a very worrying trend’
Wolfred Vaughan, director of SIPRI’s Weapons of Mass Destruction program, said: “All nuclear-weapon states are expanding or upgrading their weapons and increasingly using nuclear rhetoric and nuclear weapons in most of their military strategies. Have been. ” (Military Strategy) “This is a very worrying trend,” he said.

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