Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Cuba won’t house Russian missile defence system


Nov 11th, 2008 | Category: World

Moscow, Nov 11 (IANS) Cuba has ruled out installing on its soil elements of a planned Russian missile defence system countering a US network that Washington proposes to deploy in Central Europe, EFE reported Tuesday.

‘We acknowledge the right of Russia to take response measures and to reply to the growing aggression of the United States and NATO, which are trying to encircle her,’ visiting Foreign Minister Felipe Perez Roque told a press conference in Moscow Monday.

When asked directly about the possible deployment of a Russian missile defence system in Cuba, he said: ‘The answer is no.’


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