U.S. Russia review missile defense

Middle East Times
Tuesday 26th March, 2013

Chuck Hagel is keen on keeping lines of communication open with Russia on missile defense, the U.S. Defense Department said. Defense Department spokesman George Little confirmed Hagel spoke with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu about the need to continue negotiations on regional missile defense plans. “Minister Shoygu expressed his desire to reconvene missile defense discussions with the U.S. at the deputy minister level,” Little said in a statement. “Secretary Hagel agreed and reiterated that this is an important part of U.S.-Russian relations.” U.S. missile defense plans in Eastern …

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