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Putin Warns Against U.S. Missile Defense (mentions Moon)

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posted on Oct, 12 2007 @ 05:04 AM
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Putin Warns Against U.S. Missile Defense (mentions Moon)


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MOSCOW (AP) -- In a tense start to talks on a range of thorny issues, President Vladimir Putin on Friday warned U.S. officials to back off a plan to install missile defenses in eastern Europe or risk harming relations with Moscow.

Addressing Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Defense Secretary Robert Gates, the Russian president appeared to mock the U.S. missile defense plan,...
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posted on Oct, 12 2007 @ 05:04 AM
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On the moon?!?!

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posted on Oct, 12 2007 @ 05:12 AM
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Pretty strange comment by pooty poots.

Wasn't he whinging about the US wanting space based weapons a while back?
Now hes saying it will happen one day.
Weird.



posted on Oct, 12 2007 @ 08:01 AM
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One day you and I may decide that missile defence systems can be deployed on the Moon, but before we get there the possibility of reaching an agreement may be lost because you will have implemented your own plans

Putin warns US on defence plans

This has actually nothing to do with the Moon, so let us return to Earth. It is about US missile shield in Europe, which annoys Russia very much. US and Russia came to some kind of partial agreement about joint US-Russia ballistic missile defense in Azerbaijan. That is what this Moon allegory is all about.

Furthermore, Russians have announced their their withdrawal from Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty.

But since Condi went to Moscow, this should be a very important meeting. Makes me wonder - what else will they discuss there?






 
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