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 This is direct threat to Russia which we will retaliate, Putin's press-secretary says on possibility of deployment of ballistic missile defence system on the territory of Ukraine

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The Kremlin responded quickly to the statement of the National Security and Defense Council Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov about the possibility of deployment of ballistic missile defense system on the territory of Ukraine.

If Ukraine deploys the elements of the American missile defense system at its territory, Russia will take retaliatory measures to ensure its security, Dmitriy Peskov, press secretary of Russia's president said, Censor.NET reports with reference to RIA-Novosti.

"If he [Ukraine's NSDC Secretary Turchynov - ed.] has in mind that Ukraine is planning to deploy elements of the American missile defense system on its territory this can only be perceived negatively. For it will be threat for the Russian Federation. In case of deployment of elements of the American missile defense system in Ukraine, Russia's will take retaliatory measures to ensure its own security," Peskov said answering the request to comment the words of Turchynov.


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As reported, Turchynov does not rule out talks on deployment of ballistic missile defense on the territory of Ukraine.

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