UK sets 225 limit on nuclear warhead stockpile

LONDON, May 26 (BestGrowthStock) – Britain will not hold
more than 225 nuclear warheads in its stockpile,
Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Wednesday,
making the figure public for the first time.

“In the future our overall stockpile will not
exceed 225 nuclear warheads,” Hague told parliament.

The maximum number of Britain’s operationally
available nuclear warheads will remain at 160, he said
in an announcement timed to coincide with a U.N.
nuclear non-proliferation conference being held in New
York.

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(Reporting by Adrian Croft; Editing by Stefano
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UK sets 225 limit on nuclear warhead stockpile