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U.S., Russia no closer on missile defense

October 10, 2007

By Arshad Mohammed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States and Russia appear no closer to resolving their differences on contentious issues such as missile defense, Iran and Kosovo as two top U.S. officials head to Moscow this week for high-level talks.

Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Defense Secretary Robert Gates meet their Russian counterparts on Friday for talks expected to focus on how they might cooperate on a planned U.S. missile defense shield in Europe.

In  comments over the last week, neither side has shown any signs of budging….

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