US missile systems in Japan may have offensive purpose & be controlled by Washington

January 16, 2018   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags:

The US-made Aegis missile-defense system deployed in Japan could be used for offensive purposes and fall under full control of Washington, the Russian foreign minister warns.The deployment of the American Aegis Combat System, designed to provide defense against short to intermediate-range ballistic missiles, casts a shadow over Russia-Japan relations, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said during his annual Q&A on Monday. Moscow has serious concerns over its purpose and who will be behind the operational control of the missile system in Japan. Despite Tokyo’s assertions, Moscow remains unconvinced.

 

Source: US missile systems in Japan may have offensive purpose & be controlled by Washington – Moscow — RT World News

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