Nuclear Weapons

Germany Will Continue to Allow U.S Nukes

Between 10 and 20 U.S. warheads are based in Germany

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BERLIN, Sept. 5 (UPI) — Germany has agreed to NATO's plans to keep U.S. nuclear warheads in the country, military sources said.

The sources told the German newspaper Frankfurter Rundschau that in addition to putting off plans to have the atomic weapons removed, the Berlin government has agreed to let the United States modernize them, The Local.de reported Wednesday.

Officially there are between 10 and 20 nuclear bombs at the Buchel Air Base in Rhineland Palatinate.