US moves nuclear weapons from Turkey to Romania

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Series Details 18.08.16
Publication Date 18/08/2016
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EurActiv and other news sources suggested that political instability and a volatile security situation in Turkey were leading the United States to consider removing nuclear weapons out of the Incirlik airbase. Some reports in August reported that the weapons might be moved to the Deveselu air base in Romania.

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