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Russia: Japan-U.S. Missile Defense “Of Concern”

October 13, 2007

TOKYO – (AP)  Russia is concerned that a joint U.S.-Japanese missile defense effort could be an effort to preserve military superiority, the country’s foreign minister said in a news interview published Saturday.

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Moscow regarded the joint missile defense efffort as an “object of concern,” expressing wariness over what he called the possibility that the system could be directed against Russia and China.

Related:
Japan Set to Test Sea-Based Missile Defense System

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