Tuesday, May 08, 2007

Russia Warns U.S. On Missile Shield

The head of Russia's strategic missile forces has warned that Russia will take "adequate measures" if Washington goes ahead with plans to deploy elements of a missile-defense shield in Poland and the Czech Republic.Nikolai Solovtsov today reiterated Moscow's stance that the U.S. shield poses a threat to Russia. The United States insists that the system is aimed at countering attacks from "rogue states" such as Iran or North Korea.