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Russia links Japan’s use of US anti-missile shield to island dispute

Visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has warned Japan that deploying a US land-based missile defense system could jeopardize talks between Moscow and Tokyo on the possible return of Russian-held islands off northern Japan. Lavrov was referring to Japanese plans to introduce the US-made Aegis Ashore anti-missile system – the land-based version of the weapon […]

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