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US missile shield sent to Guam after North Korea threat

US missile shield sent to Guam after North Korea threat

The United States is to deploy a THAAD missile defense battery to defend its bases on the Pacific island of Guam, the Pentagon said Wednesday following threats from North Korea. The news that the ground-based system would be in place […]


NATO chief determined to move ahead with missile shield

NATO chief determined to move ahead with missile shield

The NATO chief expressed the Western alliance’s determination to push ahead with building a missile defense system, following what he called the first successful comprehensive test of the concept. “After the Chicago summit, we will continue to expand the system […]


Russia warns it may target US missile shield

Russia warns it may target US missile shield

Russia said Thursday its dispute with the United States over missile defence was near a “dead end” and warned it might have to deploy new rockets in Europe to take out elements of the controversial shield. “We have not been […]


US shows no sign of compromise over missile shield

US shows no sign of compromise over missile shield

Top US officials preparing for international missile defense talks in Russia said Washington remains committed to fully implementing its missile shield for eastern Europe despite Moscow’s opposition. On the eve of the two-day talks involving 50 countries, one of the […]


Iran rejects missile shield threat against Turkey: FM

Iran rejects missile shield threat against Turkey: FM

Iran dismissed intimidating remarks by its own officials against Turkey saying Tehran would target NATO’s missile shield in its neighbour if threatened, the state-run Anatolia news agency reported Wednesday. “We reject those views completely,” Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salihi […]


Russia to build sea-based missile shield – diplomat

Russia to build sea-based missile shield – diplomat

Russia is planning to develop its own sea-based missile defense system, a Foreign Ministry official said on Thursday. “According to our analysis, this system will be very efficient and meet the norms of international maritime law,” said Vladimir Kozin, a […]


US missile defense in Europe ‘real threat’ to Russia

US missile defense in Europe ‘real threat’ to Russia

U.S. plans for a missile defense system in Europe will pose a genuine threat to Russia’s nuclear deterrence capability if they are carried out in full, a General Staff official said on Friday. “The situation completely changes with the realization […]


Russia may take action over US missile shield

Russia may take action over US missile shield

Russia’s deputy defense minister has said action could be taken if the United States deploys its new missile defense system near Russia’s borders. In a news conference on Friday, deputy defense minister Anatoly Antonov said the Russian military was looking […]


Moscow pushes for guarantee US missile shield not targeting Russia

Moscow pushes for guarantee US missile shield not targeting Russia

Moscow urgently wants to receive legal guarantees from the United States that its European missile defense shield will not target Russia’s strategic nuclear forces, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Tuesday. Earlier in the day the United […]


 
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