LONDON, August 27. (ITAR-TASS). United States abandon plans to deploy in Poland and the Czech Republic the elements of its missile defense system (NMD). Told Riki Ellison, head of the Alliance in support of missile defense "- the largest lobbying group for the implementation of the U.S. military program.
According to him, now, the administration of President Barack Obama "changed its mind" to build missile defense sites in Poland and the Czech territory, and now "looks closely at these purposes" to Israel, Turkey and the Balkans. Another alternative, which is now being discussed - the replacement of ground-based missile defense at sea.
Guide Pentagon has received a clear signal - the current administration of the White House is looking for another solution to the issue of missile defense, rather than placing its facilities in Poland and the Czech Republic ", - said Ellison. He noted that the new U.S. leadership "more listens carefully to the arguments of Russia."
Neighborhood Obama believes that with the assistance of Russia "can be more easily solve many international problems," said lobbyist. As a result, a number of Democrats willing to sacrifice much to achieve a new agreement with Russia on reducing nuclear arsenals, said Ellison.
Alliance in support of missile defense "brings together about 10 thousand activists, many of which relate to the military community. The purpose of this public organization is to persuade public opinion in the U.S. and EU countries to support its plans to build facilities in Eastern Europe, the new U.S. missile defense system.
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