Russia US in for serious Missile Defense talks

Friday 8th March, 2013

US Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul said in an interview with Ekho Moskvy radio he expected the two countries to hold talks on missile defense issues this year, APA reports quoting RIA Novosti. “I expect serious talks [on the issue] this year,” McFaul said. He spoke Russian during the interview on Thursday. Russia and NATO initially agreed to cooperate on the so-called European missile defense system at the Lisbon summit in November 2010. However, further talks between Russia and the alliance have floundered over NATO’s refusal to grant Russia legal guarantees that the system woul…

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