Russia will consider the deployment in Japan of a missile defense system in its military planning

Missile complex “patriot” on a military base Yokota

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MOSCOW, December 30. /TASS/. Russia will take into account in its military planning, nuclear ground-based ballistic missile defence (BMD), said Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov.

He noted that Moscow drew attention to the statement of the foreign Ministry of Japan, who claims that anti-missile system, deployed on the territory of this country, will be managed from Tokyo and do not pose a threat to Russia and other neighbouring countries.