Defence ministry protests Russian reaction to radar treaty

11-07-2008

In related news, the Czech Defence Ministry protested on Thursday against Russia’s reaction to the Czech-American radar deal. Following Tuesday’s signing of the agreement that will allow for the positioning of a US tracking radar base on Czech territory, Russian defence ministry officials said that Moscow would consider taking military counter-measures. The Czech Defense Ministry said that Prague wanted to maintain an open dialogue with Russia but that it was concerned by the persisting hostile statements of Russian officials towards the Czech Republic.