Iran negotiated with Russia at the weekend over buying an upgraded version of the S-300 surface-to-air missile defence system, which it requires to meet its military needs, a foreign ministry spokesman in Tehran was quoted as saying.
Nato hopes a US change to global missile defences will dispel Russian concern and foster cooperation on an issue that has long strained relations, alliance Deputy Secretary General Alexander Vershbow said in an interview.
The momentum of recent events in the Mena region has raised the need for self defence, and the US has the missile capability to play an effective role in stabilizing a volatile region and preventing an escalation, said an expert.
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The United Arab Emirates is planning to upgrade its missile defence systems and integrate them regionally with other Gulf Arab states to shore up its defences, top military officials said.
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On the eve of President Barack Obama's first visit to Moscow, Russia and the United States were on Sunday still bargaining on an outline deal to cut Cold War arsenals of nuclear weapons.
Obama arrives on Monday to meet Kremlin chief Dmitry
A Japanese naval destroyer failed to intercept a dummy ballistic missile in a test aimed at mimicking an intermediate-range North Korean ballistic missile attack, the US and Japan announced.
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