The Russian occupants deployed six nuclear warheads at the rebuilt military base in the vicinity of Kyzyltash mountain area in Crimea.
Commissioner of the President of Ukraine for the Affairs of Crimean Tatar people, MP Mustafa Dzhemilev said.
“Our agents have clearly informed that they had no doubt about six nuclear warheads being delivered to the completely restored Soviet era nuclear facility at Kyzyltash mountain area,” Dzhemilev said.
According to him, the information was obtained from the members of the Russian Interior Ministry who let it out after getting drunk.
He also said that the eyewitnesses confirmed the information about special trucks designed for carrying launch vehicles at the mountain area. “We receive reports that the people have spotted long vehicles with radiation hazard signs. Moreover, the security measures in the mountain area have been enhanced,” Dzhemilev said.
He considers it to be a very serious signal posing great threat for the entire peninsula and the region as a whole.
July 11, Dzhemilev said that he obtained information about the restoration of the nuclear facility in Crimea, which was cleared after the Budapest Memorandum signing.
As reported, Russia annexed Crimea, which includes the strategic port of Sevastopol where its Black Sea Fleet has been based, in 2014, prompting the European Union and United States to impose economic and political sanctions on various Russian companies and officials. T he Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine officially declared Feb. 20, 2014 the beginning of the temporary occupation of Crimea and Sevastopol by Russia. On Oct. 7, 2015, President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko signed a relevant law. International organizations have recognized the occupation and annexation of Crimea illegal and condemned Russia’s actions. Russia denies the occupation of the peninsula and calls it a “restoration of historical justice.”
Dzhemilev earlier said that the West might pay a heavy price for concessions made for Russia in the issues related to occupation of Crimea.