Obama drops missile shield for Czech Republic

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RussiaToday
September 17, 2009

The U.S. is to shelve the Bush administration’s plans for a missile-defense system in Poland and the Czech Republic.

Barack Obama confirmed the decision in a telephone conversation with the Czech prime minister, according to the country’s media.

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‘US Decision to reject Czech radar predictable’

RT’s political commentator Peter Lavelle says Obama’s decision to drop missile shield in Czech Republic is reasonable.

Barack Obama confirmed the decision in a telephone conversation with the Czech prime minister

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8 thoughts on “Obama drops missile shield for Czech Republic

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  4. Obama has not dropped the plans for the missile defense shield. He plans to put the same capability on US Naval ships that would be stationed near to Iran. This makes a lot more sense than putting the ABMs in Poland.

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