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Monday, December 5, 2016

The US said the threat of Moscow in response to the deployment of missile defense


A spokesperson for the U.S. Embassy to Russia William Stevens commented on the statement by the Director of the Department for non-proliferation and arms control of the Russian foreign Ministry Mikhail Ulyanov l that US missile defense in Romania and Poland capable of disrupting strategic stability in the region. Also the comment refers to the statement of Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov that Moscow will take “necessary military-technical measures.”

“The missile defense system deployed in Europe is not directed against Russia, and it would not undermine the Russian strategic potential,” said Stevens.

According to him, the Russian Intercontinental missile from the items located in Poland or Romania impossible to bring down. “Russia knows this… the Russian threat that the allies (in NATO — approx. ed) will become a target because of its support of the missile defense system is unacceptable and irresponsible,” said Stevens.

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