Russia threatened to deploy nuclear missiles presidential battle NATO anti-missile program should
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Song China Global Times special correspondent reports, according to Russian news agency reported January 24, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev January 24 meeting with the Russian Federation, Permanent Representative of NATO Dmitry Rogozin, announced that Russia looks forward to NATO anti-missile system in Europe to build a clear answer the proposal, if not a consensus of NATO, Russia will be forced to make a nuclear missile attack in the western border battle group deployment decisions.
Medvedev said: “We (NATO) partners should understand that we need this not to play and what the common toy NATO, but to allow Russia to get the protection they deserve, which is I, as president and obligations of civil servants in other countries and therefore should not get this joke, we wait for our NATO partners to direct and correct answer: they see Russia (European anti-missile system) location where it is. In any case, we either and NATO together, or separate the search for appropriate response to the current existing problems. “
remind Russian President said he to the Russian Federation in the State of the Union parliament has been talking about this kind of alternative options. Medvedev stressed that: “or we and NATO to agree on the determination of the principles and building systems that match the address the missile defense mission, or we can not agree, will be forced to take a series of attacks on nuclear missiles deployed battle groups unpleasant decisions. “
in Russia – NATO’s Lisbon summit, Medvedev has stated Russia is ready to build in the area of ??missile defense and NATO relations in general position, especially in the construction of European anti-missile system aspects. Dmitry Medvedev on the 24th reiterated: “China does not seek to participate in NATO’s own initiative, we never need this, but at the same time, we should also understand their responsibility for things within this area in the Lisbon summit, the Russian suggested that despite the mixed reactions, but overall is good. “
Russia Permanent Representative of NATO Dmitry Rogozin said, for Russia’s proposal to build anti-missile system in Europe, North about both the internal support, but also opposition. NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen on January 24 in Brussels, said NATO and Russia reached agreement on the Lisbon summit is a breakthrough, I believe that all sides will soon reach a final agreement. Referring to build a European anti-missile system issue, Rasmussen stressed that NATO and Russia’s view is that the construction of two separate, while a concerted anti-missile system. Rogozin stressed that the European construction plans for two separate anti-missile system Russia can not be satisfied so that Russia will never accept NATO’s position.
Russian diplomatic sources, another threat to NATO Dmitry Medvedev, announced the deployment of nuclear missiles ready to attack in the western border battle group, published this tough talk is mainly because, within NATO about the future European anti-missile system, the discussion outline, a far cry from Moscow in the desired direction. Last November the Russian president and prime minister openly threatened the West, said NATO’s European missile defense deployment plan may provoke a new arms race. President Medvedev said was possible to consolidate the strength of the western border of the missiles, the main purpose is to remind the Europeans not to forget Russia’s initiative to build a missile defense system, urged the West to ratify the cooperation plan, but now, after over two months found that the Russian initiative is still not widely supported by NATO.