The head of Russian strategic missile forces warned yesterday that Moscow could restart production of short and medium-range missiles on short notice, amid fears of a renewed arms race.
"If a political decision is taken on creating such a class of missiles, obviously Russia will build them quickly. We have everything needed to do this," said General Nikolai Solovtsov, quoted by Interfax.
The warning came amid mounting tensions with the US over Washington's plans to place missile defense facilities in two countries that were ruled from Moscow in Soviet times, the Czech Republic and Poland. Read More >>
Source : Taipei Times