The Russian army wants to return? Cuban Missile Crisis 2.0? Russian experts say this

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The Russian army wants to return? Cuban Missile Crisis 2.0? Russian experts say this

2018-11-01 10:25:25 154 ℃

Original title: Should the Russian army return? Cuban Missile Crisis 2.0? Russian experts say this

[Global Reporter Zhang Feiyang] "Cuba Missile Crisis 2.0?" October 31 "Russia Today" (RT) reported in such a title that the Russian State Duma Defense Committee Chairman Shamanov said that Moscow's response to Trump's plan to withdraw from the "Guide to the Treaty" may be re-established in Cuba. Military base. He also predicted that if the United States and Russia fail to reach a compromise, the "new Cuban missile crisis" will occur.

It is reported that Vladimir Shamanov, chairman of the Russian State Duma Defense Committee and former airborne force commander, said that the United States is planning to withdraw from the "Guidelines on the Treaty", while Russia The response to this may be "reactivation of Cuban military installations."

Shamanov said that the situation is currently being evaluated and there will be a (policy) proposal. He also speculated that in fact the Cuban government had to let the Russian army return, and this is more about "politics" than "is a national defense issue."

Shamanov also said that the new Cuban leader Miguel Diaz-Canel may mention this when he visited Russia in early November. Carnell is the new face of the Cuban Communist Party and is cautious about foreign military presence. But "politics is life, Cuba has its own interests and is hurt by US sanctions," he added.

The report said that Shamanov had previously urged Moscow and Washington to reach an agreement and resume reconciliation. "If we do not stop it now and do not engage in dialogue, we may be creating something similar to the 'Cuban Missile Crisis'. Case".

The "Cuban Missile Crisis" occurred in the early 1960s, when the two superpowers, the United States and the former Soviet Union, confronted each other and the world was on the verge of a nuclear war. During the confrontation, in response to the US deployment of nuclear missiles in Turkey, the former Soviet Union also deployed the same level of nuclear missiles in Cuba.

United States President John F. Kennedy’s televised speech on the Cuban Missile Crisis on October 22, 1962. Image Source: Reuters < /p>

Reported that for Russia’s plan to re-establish military bases in Cuba, military expert Viktor Murakhovsky said that it is meaningful to restore Russia’s military presence in Cuba and restart the base. “You don’t need a lot of money,” but you can collect “funny information about Cuba’s neighbors.”

However, another military expert, Konstantin Sivkov, disagreed with this statement, saying that the Russian army It is unlikely that the party will return to Cuba. “(In the 1960s) we were forced to make this decision (to deploy missiles to Cuba) because we did not have a sufficient number of intercontinental ballistic missiles, but now we have “.

< According to previous media reports, on October 20, US President Trump announced that Russia is violating the "Guidelines on the Guide", so the United States does not intend to abide by the treaty and plans to withdraw. Russian Presidential Press Secretary Peskov responded that Russia hopes that the US will retire The "Guide to the Treaty" gives a more detailed explanation.

The "Medium Guide Treaty" is the "Soviet and US Elimination of the Middle and Short-Range Missile Treaty between the two countries", and the President of the United States on December 8, 1987 Reagan and Soviet leader Gorbachev signed in Washington. The "Guide to the Treaty" is the first treaty that the United States and the Soviet Union have achieved since the beginning of their own nuclear weapons. This is regarded as an important step for the two sides to limit the arms race.

Editor: Wang Chuan 01