posted on Oct, 17 2006 @ 08:47 PM
In the declaration, Vietnam supported Putin's stance on U.S. missile defense while the Russian president said Hanoi wanted to buy new Russian
This followed remarks made by Putin in Seoul on Wednesday in which he described the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty as the "root and trunk" of
world security, and said that U.S. proposals for a missile defense system would violate the treaty.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is hoping to create some momentum in his fight against a proposed American missile defence system, telling South
Koreans that world security is at stake.
[edit on 17-10-2006 by slayerfan]