Russian President Vladimir Putin has tossed out a not-so-veiled threat of using Nuclear Weapons against ISIS. Russia hit Islamic State targets in Syria with cruise missiles fired from a submarine in the Mediterranean Sea. Putin made it clear the missiles could also be equipped with Nuclear Warheads, but says he hopes that will never be needed:
According to the UK INDEPENDENT
Vladimir Putin has said he hopes nuclear warheads will not be needed to deal with Isis, after Russia launched cruise missiles from its submarine at the militant group in Syria.
During a meeting in the Kremlin, Russia’s Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu told the President that Kalibr cruise missiles had been fired by the Rostov-on-Don submarine from the Mediterranean Sea for the first time.
President Putin said the new cruise missiles could also be equipped with nuclear warheads – but that he hoped they would “never be needed”
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