Washington no longer trusted Ankara to host the weapons. The American weapons are being moved to the Deveselu air base in Romania, the source said.
Deveselu, near the city of Caracal, is the new home of the US missile shield, which has infuriated Russia. (full story in EurActiv.com ) http://www.euractiv.com/section/global- … o-romania/
Paul Bracken notes, we are entering a “second nuclear age” in which “the whole complexion of global power politics is changing because of the reemergence of nuclear weapons as a vital element of statecraft and power politics.”
"In 16 July 1990, The Ukrainian SSR solemnly proclaims its intention to become in future a permanently neutral state, taking no part in military blocs and holding to three non-nuclear principles: not to accept, produce or acquire nuclear weapons." - http://fas.org/news/ukraine/k16.html
Yet: President Petro O. Poroshenko spoke at the signing ceremony of the trade deal between Ukraine and the European Union in Brussels. Publish Date June 27, 2014.
One of the reason Puitn invaded Ukraine the first place was that Ukraine joined the EU and worried having nukes on front door step of Russia.
European Union ambassadors will decide on whether to enact a visa-free regime for Ukraine and Georgia in the fall of 2016,
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