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October 09, 2009

Russia: Hey Thanks For Abandoing That Missile Defense Plan But We're Not Too Happy With Your New Idea Either

You know, it's like if you give into thug regimes like Russia they aren't satisfied but actually want more.

But what the hell do I know, it's not like I'm a Nobel Laureate or anything.

The new missile plan from US President Barack Obama's administration raises questions and Moscow is waiting for Washington to explain its intentions, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday.

"The statements that are constantly being voiced raise more questions than answers," Lavrov told reporters during a visit to the Moldovan capital for a summit of ex-Soviet countries.

"We would like to receive full clarification," Lavrov added, referring to the plan presented by the Obama administration last month to replace an older plan backed by George W. Bush that would have placed missile defence facilities in eastern Europe.

Moscow and Washington are now holding talks so Russia can "understand the configuration" of the new missile defence system, Lavrov said, but he added that reports of some US proposals were raising eyebrows in Moscow.

He said a recent US report that the United States might include Ukraine in its missile defence plans was "rather unexpected."

Easy there Boris. I'm sure Mr. Peace Prize will back down again. Just dash off an email and he'll have it taken care of. No need to go harshing the world's mellow.


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