No nuclear weapons on Russian bombers in Venezuela: report
MOSCOW, Sept 11 (AFP) Sep 11, 2008
Neither of the two Russian strategic bombers that flew to Venezuela on Wednesday are carrying nuclear weapons, a Russian air force spokesman said on Thursday, quoted by Interfax.
"There were no nuclear weapons on board these planes," said the spokesman, Vladimir Drik.
NATO planes tracking the two Tu-160 bombers as they flew to the South American country on Wednesday came "dangerously close," he added.All rights reserved. © 2005 Agence France-Presse. Sections of the information displayed on this page (dispatches, photographs, logos) are protected by intellectual property rights owned by Agence France-Presse. As a consequence, you may not copy, reproduce, modify, transmit, publish, display or in any way commercially exploit any of the content of this section without the prior written consent of Agence France-Presse.