Putin boasts that Russia makes hypersonic and laser weapons & # 39; that other countries do not own & # 39; but maintains that & # 39; is not a reason to threaten someone & # 39;
- Putin said that Russia will continue to expand its defense potential during the meeting
- He said that Russia has hypersonic and modern weapon systems that no other country has
- The Russian president insisted that it is & # 39; not a reason to threaten someone & # 39;
Vladimir Putin has claimed that Russia will continue to expand its weapon development because it boasts that its country has hypersonic and laser weapons that no other nation has.
The Russian president made the comments during a meeting with top officials and prosecutors on Wednesday.
However, Putin further said that the country's arms expansion is not intended as a & # 39; threat & # 39; for other nations.
Russian President Vladimir Putin (pictured on Wednesday) has claimed that Russia will continue to expand its weapon development because it boasts that its country has hypersonic and laser weapons that no other nation has
& # 39; Our army and fleet have proven their high capabilities and we intend to further expand our defense potential by alerting hypersonic and laser systems along with other modern weapon systems that other countries do not own until now & # 39; , Putin said. by the Russian TASS news agency.
He added that this & # 39; is not a reason to threaten someone & # 39 ;.
& # 39; On the contrary, we are ready to do everything in our power to promote disarmament, taking into account new weapon systems, whose sole purpose is to guarantee security under the growing threats we face. & # 39;
It comes a day after Russia joined other countries to criticize the US's withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement and said it seriously undermined the agreement.
The withdrawal of the US undermines this agreement in the most serious way, as it is the leading country in terms of emissions, said spokesperson for President Vladimir Putin Dmitry Peskov to reporters.
& # 39; And without the largest economy in the world, it is very, very difficult to talk about any kind of climate deal. & # 39;
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