February 9, 2010 / 1:01 PM / 8 years ago

Moscow says U.S. missile shield aimed at Russia

MOSCOW, Feb 9 (Reuters) - Russia’s top general said on Tuesday that plans for a U.S. missile shield are directed against his country.

“The development and establishment of the (U.S.) missile shield is directed against the Russian Federation,” Interfax news agency quoted Russian armed forces chief of staff, Nikolai Makarov, as saying. (Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge, writing by Amie Ferris-Rotman, editing by Steve Gutterman)

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