MINSK, October 11. /TASS/. The Belarusian State Security Committee (KGB) is aware that the West is considering using tactical nuclear weapons against the republic and Russia, the organization’s chairman Ivan Tertel said during a Belarus-1 TV broadcast on Tuesday.
"According to the information that we extract from the Western military and political circles, they believe that they must not lose in any case (in the Ukrainian conflict - TASS). That is why the possibility of using tactical nuclear weapons or using those groups that are created for direct aggression against our country and against our allies is being discussed," Tertel said.
On October 10, Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko said that the NATO leadership, as well as a number of European countries were considering options for possible aggression against Belarus, including a nuclear strike. According to him, Belarus and Russia are beginning to build up a joint regional grouping of troops due to the escalation of the situation on the western borders of the Union State (of Russia and Belarus - TASS).