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Japanese Foreign Ministry justified the deployment of US missile defense systems

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The upcoming deployment of the US Aegis Ashore missile defense systems in Japan is aimed at combating the missile threat of North Korea, and not against Russia. This was stated by Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono on Saturday, commenting on the statements of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.


Japanese Foreign Ministry justified the deployment of US missile defense systems


As for the deployment of Aegis Ashore, we have repeatedly explained to the Russian side that this is important for resolving the problem of the DPRK nuclear and missile program.
- quotes NHK statement Kono.

On the eve, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told Vietnamese and Japanese media that the deployment of the Asian segment of the global US missile defense system, including in Japan and South Korea, directly affects the issues of ensuring Russia's national security.

The government of Japan in December last year decided to deploy Aegis Ashore American ground-based anti-missile defense systems on the territory of the country. They are planned to be deployed in Akita prefectures in the north-west of the country and in Yamaguchi in the south-west. It is understood that the radius of their actions will be able to cover the entire territory of the country. Each installation will cost Japan 100 billion yen (about 890 million dollars). Tokyo expects they will be commissioned before the 2023 year.

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova also warned earlier that the transfer of Aegis Ashore missile defense systems to Japan would adversely affect relations between Moscow and Tokyo, including dialogue on the issue of a peace treaty. She noticed that the complexes are equipped with universal vertical launchers Mk 41, which are able to use and strike weapons. According to her, it will be a violation of the Treaty on the Elimination of Intermediate-Range and Shorter-Range Missiles, reports RIA News
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  1. pomegranate
    pomegranate 17 March 2018 09: 34 New
    +3
    Everyone has long known their foundations ...
    1. siberalt
      siberalt 17 March 2018 09: 41 New
      +1
      Against Russia, missile defense has not yet been invented. American missile defense - money down the drain. laughing
      1. Thrall
        Thrall 17 March 2018 09: 53 New
        +2
        Looking up at the Kuril Islands through the strait will take a long time ... with such justifications smile
        1. Pirogov
          Pirogov 17 March 2018 11: 02 New
          +4
          Quote: Thrall
          Looking up at the Kuril Islands through the strait will take a long time ... with such justifications

          Oud to their mouth, not the Kuril Islands.
          1. electrooleg
            electrooleg 18 March 2018 03: 00 New
            0
            Quote: Pirogov
            Oud to their mouth, not the Kuril Islands


            And a beater on the forehead laughing
      2. oleg-gr
        oleg-gr 17 March 2018 09: 57 New
        +2
        Japanese popes forgot that they are descendants of the samurai and about the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It turns out that every year in August they only imitate the memory of the dead. Once again, they are substituted under the missiles of several powers (RF, PRC, DPRK).
        Suicide, it seems to me personally.
        1. Ratmir_Ryazan
          Ratmir_Ryazan 17 March 2018 13: 30 New
          0
          The Japanese have not forgotten anything, but in order to freely sell Japanese cars, electronics and other goods in the United States, they had to sacrifice sovereignty and part of the territory by hosting US bases ...
          They simply have no choice in fact ... Once they ban the US base on their territory, the USA instantly closes access to all goods from Japan to its market ... And for comparison, the US automobile market is more than 17 million cars a year in 000 times more than the Russian, although the population is only 000 times more than in Russia ...
          1. Alex777
            Alex777 17 March 2018 15: 37 New
            +1
            There is nothing for them to ban American bases. Even our islands to demand is not a Japanese, but an American theme. Otherwise, the Yankees told the Japanese, we will select Okinawa. And on such a trifle as a couple of batteries to attach - they generally can not refuse. Here are the Japanese and puff as they can. Although for some reason they are not very sorry.
      3. vorobey
        vorobey 17 March 2018 10: 04 New
        +3
        Quote: siberalt
        Against Russia, missile defense has not yet been invented. American missile defense - money down the drain. laughing


        no, it’s not money down the drain ... it’s Yap for another Hiroshima. but the worst thing is that the mathematical formula reads as follows. the more missile defense systems on Japanese territory, the further the Kuril Islands and the peace treaty with Russia .. And in general, why do we persistently call this missile defense system ... what the hell is defense ... if it is functionally permissible to use shock missiles then any system should qualify as an offensive .. Deny this system to be called a missile defense system ... am
        1. Nyrobsky
          Nyrobsky 17 March 2018 11: 22 New
          +1
          Quote: vorobey
          And in general, why ours persistently call this missile defense system ... what the hell is defense ... if it is functionally permissible to use shock missiles, then any system should qualify as an offensive ... Deny calling this system a missile defense system ..
          These are not ours, they call this missile defense system. Our people are constantly saying that “We don’t have to go around our ears,” but since they were never heard, they simply mixed their efforts with manure, creating missiles against which their missile defense is powerless.
          1. vorobey
            vorobey 17 March 2018 11: 27 New
            +3
            Quote: Nyrobsky
            Our people just constantly say that "We don’t need to ride on our ears,"


            I'm talking about the fact that the term missile defense is generally excluded. there is an offensive complement of the AJIS placement of which directly threatens our security .. and now let them scream and try to prove the opposite ..
      4. To be or not to be
        To be or not to be 17 March 2018 11: 38 New
        +2
        Did the United States ask the Japanese for permission to deploy an American missile defense system in Japan?
        The American missile defense system in Japan is an element of the global American missile defense system directed against Russia in the first place and China in the second.
        1. voyaka uh
          voyaka uh 18 March 2018 01: 38 New
          +1
          None of the current American missile defense systems are capable of technically intercepting Russian ICBMs. Only, perhaps, the battery in California (if the blow will be on California). Aegis is not capable of intercepting ICBMs at all, only the ballistic missile defense.
          The battery in Alaska is inconveniently located. It is imprisoned for intercepting single ICBMs launched from the Far East through the northern part of the Pacific Ocean. But not rockets fired across the Arctic Ocean.
      5. Ratmir_Ryazan
        Ratmir_Ryazan 17 March 2018 13: 19 New
        +3
        You wrote nonsense ... The US missile defense system is not for defense, but for attack !!! This is not a missile defense system, it is a missile strike system, a global missile strike !!! Since I’m sure from all launchers on ships (MK.41) that I can launch not only Standard anti-aircraft missiles from land launchers, but also Tomahawk missiles with a nuclear warhead !!!
        Judging even by the fact that during the tests of this system, as a missile defense system showed itself very, very weakly, but at the same time this system is more and more actively deployed around the perimeter of our country, we can conclude that this is a system of attack on Russia, and not for defense against Iran or DPRK ...

        How funny ?! Given that the United States still holds in the EU and it seems that even in Turkey, nuclear weapons stockpiles ...
        1. To be or not to be
          To be or not to be 17 March 2018 14: 50 New
          0
          Ratmir_Ryazan .. about "You wrote stupidity."
          "Surkovskaya propaganda" laughing JOKE
          "Matt. 20 Conception. 7, 1–8

          The Lord said: Do not judge, but you will not be judged, for by what court you judge, you will be judged by this; and with what measure you measure, so will they measure you. And what are you looking at the bitch in your brother’s eye, but you don’t feel the logs in your eye? "

          From history. A little bit ..
          In 1983, the United States deployed ground-based missile defense systems in Europe. They were part of the U.S. Air Force in Europe and were designated Tactical Missile Wing.
          303d Tactical Missile Wing, RAF Molesworth
          501st Tactical Missile Wing, RAF Greenham Common
          487th Tactical Missile Wing, Comiso Air Base, Italy
          Now in the structure of the US Air Force in Europe they are not yet. Appear-show. This is the first ..
          Second in US Air Force Tactical Nuclear Weapons in Europe
          They were and are part of the nuclear power supply squadrons -MUNSS-Munitions Support Squadron..for example:
          701st MUNSS Belgium Kline Brogel AB Limburg B61-3 / 4 US bombs for delivery by Belgian F-16s of the 10th Fighter Wing
          702nd MUNSS Germany Büchel AB Rheinland-Pfalz B61-3 / 4 US bombs for delivery by German PA-200 Tornados of the 33rd Tactical Air Force Squadron
          703rd MUNSS Volkel AB Netherlands B61-3 / 4 US bombs for delivery by Dutch F-16s of the 1st Fighter Wing.
          704th MUNSS Aviano AB Italy B61-3 / 4 For delivery by US F-16s of the 31st Fighter Wing Ghedi AB Lombardia B61-3 / 4 US bombs for delivery by Italian PA-200 Tornados of the 6th Fighter Wing.
          In Turkey, they were on Avb Inzhirlik as part of 39 agr. But how did they write they removed ??? .. Turkey Incirlik AB Adana B61-3 / 4 US bombs for delivery by rotational F-16s from other US bases. No US fighter-wing permanently deployed
          1. Ratmir_Ryazan
            Ratmir_Ryazan 17 March 2018 16: 01 New
            +1
            The fact that in addition to this system allegedly "missile defense" the United States had in Europe cruise missiles with nuclear weapons is that something is changing ?!
            I’m telling you that this system is not defense, but attacks, and it must be considered precisely as a system for delivering strikes. and not laugh at the fact that this is not a very reliable missile defense system !!!

            By the way, information that nuclear weapons from Turkey were transported by the United States to Romania ...
            http://tass.ru/info/3549521

            In addition, I strongly doubt that anyone has complete information on the types and number of US nuclear weapons placed in the EU ...
        2. voyaka uh
          voyaka uh 18 March 2018 01: 47 New
          +2
          “Well, how funny ?!” ///

          Funny of course. America now has no time for Russia, which is in a protracted economic downturn. Their problem is more serious: what to oppose the rapidly growing military power of China. Which launches more large warships in a year than Russia in 20 years. And almost caught up with the United States in terms of economic power.
      6. gippernano
        gippernano 18 March 2018 11: 25 New
        0
        And we are on anti-ballistic missile defense against the floor of Japan, purely from alkaida (banned in the Russian Federation)
    2. PSACI
      PSACI 17 March 2018 09: 43 New
      +4
      Where Anglo-Saxons appear, there is no longer a nation ...
      Oh proud and independent samurai, where are you? It was the same with the indigenous inhabitants of the Indians, who are now degraded in the reservoirs ..
      Japan is a US military base and cash cow ..
      And it’s useless to intimidate Russians, these “devils” become even more gritting their teeth, they repeat to themselves, “You’re not taking a lie ..!”
      1. taiga2018
        taiga2018 17 March 2018 10: 49 New
        +1
        Quote: PSACI
        Oh proud and independent samurai, where are you?

        the pride and independence of the samurai is trampled into radioactive dust on August 6 and 9, 1945 ...
        1. PSACI
          PSACI 17 March 2018 12: 07 New
          +1
          Quote: taiga2018
          Quote: PSACI
          Oh proud and independent samurai, where are you?

          the pride and independence of the samurai is trampled into radioactive dust on August 6 and 9, 1945 ...

          Well, almost like this, except for the fact that the Soviet troops gouged the Kwantung army to pieces and dust with their fortified areas, etc. And the Anglo-Saxons simply signed unconditional surrender without the USSR in Japan! They know how to skim the cream ..
    3. Hunter 2
      Hunter 2 17 March 2018 09: 45 New
      +8
      Why are you pestering them (Yapam)? Well, it’s more comfortable for them to live, under the gun of our missiles!
      On the face is obvious - the degeneration of the Samurai. fool
      1. vorobey
        vorobey 17 March 2018 10: 06 New
        +3
        Quote: Hunter 2
        On the face is obvious - the degeneration of the Samurai.


        The world inside out ... I looked about the Japanese ... disappointed ..
        1. PSACI
          PSACI 17 March 2018 12: 37 New
          0
          Quote: vorobey
          Quote: Hunter 2
          On the face is obvious - the degeneration of the Samurai.


          The world inside out ... I looked about the Japanese ... disappointed ..

          I agree, but Russians can revive them as a nation (forgetting all insults)
  2. Observer2014
    Observer2014 17 March 2018 09: 38 New
    +9
    Aegis Ashore in Japan aims to combat the missile threat of the DPRK, and not against Russia.
    Japanese! Do not worry! Our nuclear torpedoes with warheads under 200 megatons in cobalt are also not against you! laughing So I see the headline in the newspaper. "Three Russian nuclear torpedoes against Japan." Why three ask. Because four is already too much. Why finish off the islands that are burned to ashes? There will be a chance to restore life. Summer is like 1000 wassat Well, of course, put the American missile defense system in yourselves. It is still not against Russia. We understand.
    1. fa2998
      fa2998 17 March 2018 09: 44 New
      +4
      Of course, if we use 200 Mt torpedoes against Japan, our Primorye, Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands will be washed away laughing belay hi
      1. Observer2014
        Observer2014 17 March 2018 09: 52 New
        +4
        fa2998 hi
        Of course, if we use 200 Mt torpedoes against Japan, our Primorye, Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands will be washed away
        I beg you. He smiles. It depends on which side to hit. And at what depth. Therefore, you don’t have to worry ahead of time. Well, you can, of course, without cobalt. And reduce the charges to hundreds laughingThis, of course, will fundamentally change the matter. Life there will not be restored after 1000 years, but much earlier. After 500 wassat
        1. Observer2014
          Observer2014 17 March 2018 11: 20 New
          +3
          Colleagues apologize! I’ve designed a 200 megaton explosion in Japan on a nuclear simulator. recourse I admit my mistake! Japanese forgive me for three torpedoes! Enough and one wassat laughing
  3. Masya masya
    Masya masya 17 March 2018 09: 44 New
    +6
    not against Russia

    somewhere I already heard it ... how they broadcast on a carbon copy ....
  4. Simon
    Simon 17 March 2018 09: 52 New
    +2
    Well, what are they scratching our ears! They put missile defense in the north-west of Japan. From there to our borders just a stone's throw!
    1. Paranoid50
      Paranoid50 17 March 2018 15: 28 New
      +1
      Quote: Simon
      They put missile defense in the north-west of Japan.

      Duc, not only:
      They are planned to be deployed in Akita prefectures in the northwest of the country and in Yamaguchi in the southwest.
      Damn it, sincerely sorry for the inhabitants of these prefectures. crying But, in fact, they could live ... laughing
  5. Moskovit
    Moskovit 17 March 2018 09: 52 New
    0
    And then these people beg our islands? I would not only give ears from a dead donkey, but something else ...
    1. Ratmir_Ryazan
      Ratmir_Ryazan 17 March 2018 13: 44 New
      0
      The issue of poisoning is closed, Russia does not sell territory !!!
  6. Simon
    Simon 17 March 2018 09: 54 New
    +2
    Quote: Observer2014
    Aegis Ashore in Japan aims to combat the missile threat of the DPRK, and not against Russia.
    Japanese! Do not worry! Our nuclear torpedoes with warheads under 200 megatons in cobalt are also not against you! laughing So I see the headline in the newspaper. "Three Russian nuclear torpedoes against Japan." Why three ask. Because four is already too much. Why finish off the islands that are burned to ashes? There will be a chance to restore life. Summer is like 1000 wassat Well, of course, put the American missile defense system in yourselves. It is still not against Russia. We understand.

    I agree! In this case, this missile defense will not help them! good After these torpedoes, the Japanese island will disappear, that is, will go under water. wink
    1. Ratmir_Ryazan
      Ratmir_Ryazan 17 March 2018 13: 43 New
      0
      You do not need to consider this system as a missile defense, this system has universal launchers and can successfully launch not only Standard missiles, but also Tomahawks with a nuclear warhead ...
      This system is for attacking Russia, and the name ABM is a marketing ploy, but what about the system for defense, who will be against it ?!

      It would be more often for our media to point directly to the fact that this system can strike with nuclear weapons and that the United States in the EU and Turkey still holds it there, as it can easily put on missiles of this system even in Japan, even in South Korea , both on ships and on the ground part of this system ... And ours grind something obscure, like missile defense we will kill everyone ... We should not talk about this and this should not be emphasized, but rather that this system is a system for attack, and in which case we will have to answer ... Then the attitude to this system will be different ...
  7. AlexVas44
    AlexVas44 17 March 2018 09: 59 New
    +2
    Already passed, such as in Poland against Iran. It’s not funny for yourself?
  8. KVU-NSVD
    KVU-NSVD 17 March 2018 10: 03 New
    +4
    As for the deployment of Aegis Ashore, we have repeatedly explained to the Russian side that this is important for resolving the problem of the DPRK nuclear and missile program.
    Well, yes, well, yes ... Somewhere I already heard this ... After all, what’s the main thing? Properly justify, let the platform down, so to speak ... And then even though the grass does not grow winked at the place of arrival of the "guests" - the owners do not care about the local, and local descendants will somehow justify something ... laughing
    1. rocket757
      rocket757 17 March 2018 10: 18 New
      0
      There will be more missile defense, anti-missile defense will grow .... the world will roll closer to the abyss.
      And then there will be drones, robots, androids and .... PLANET OF IRON, there are no people !!!!
  9. Altona
    Altona 17 March 2018 10: 14 New
    0
    Yeah, shchazz ... And do these people demand that the islands be returned to them? Yes, they in a good way would have to overcome Honshu and Hokkaido ...
  10. pvv113
    pvv113 17 March 2018 10: 15 New
    0
    the deployment of American missile defense systems (ABM) Aegis Ashore in Japan is aimed at combating the missile threat of the DPRK, and not against Russia

    With the same success, one can justify the deployment of US nuclear bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki - they were aimed at combating Japanese militarism, but did not pose a threat to civilians
  11. dojjdik
    dojjdik 17 March 2018 10: 17 New
    0
    comrade Kim Jong put on their "rationale" - he won’t hit Honolulu with the Japanese at gunpoint — so in vain the Britons and Jews are trying to arrange a "local nuclear" near our borders - they’re lucky for two of the worlds, but for the third they’ll
  12. K-50
    K-50 17 March 2018 10: 28 New
    +2
    As for the deployment of Aegis Ashore, we have repeatedly explained to the Russian side that this is important for resolving the problem of the DPRK nuclear and missile program.

    Have you tried to negotiate? Only without pin dosnikov behind him, and so tete on tete, as good neighbors. You look, not only would you have calmed down among yourself, but the South Caucasus would have been reassured, the commodity circulation would have been established, the "extra" sales market, and you’ve got it right at your side.
    In general, making friends and trading is more profitable, cheaper and safer than confrontation and saber-rattling. You look and with China and Russia would improve relations. So think for yourself, decide for yourself, and do not look back at the one who hid behind the ocean, if you are of course a SOVEREIGN state, and not just another pin-up colony.
  13. XXXIII
    XXXIII 17 March 2018 10: 47 New
    0
    The upcoming deployment of American missile defense systems (ABM) Aegis Ashore in Japan is aimed at combating the missile threat of the DPRK
    Question with the "Islands" themselves closed laughing joint development has also become unavailable, good luck to you, hold on there .... Greetings to China and welcome ..... wassat
  14. Lena Petrova
    Lena Petrova 17 March 2018 11: 18 New
    +1
    I especially liked that the samurai would also pay a fee for all these defenses of Uncle Sam. Only they will not be allowed to steer. Consumables do not mind.
    1. XXXIII
      XXXIII 17 March 2018 13: 41 New
      0
      Quote: Lena Petrova
      I especially liked that the samurai would also pay a fee for all these defenses of Uncle Sam. Only they will not be allowed to steer. Consumables do not mind.
      The last time civilian missile defense did not hit the Una rocket, which flew over sleeping Japan, made a detour and fell into the Sea of ​​Japan .... laughing
  15. APASUS
    APASUS 17 March 2018 11: 42 New
    +2
    Then why should the Japanese be surprised when we try to deploy military facilities on the islands of the Kuril ridge.
    Everything is logical
    1. Ratmir_Ryazan
      Ratmir_Ryazan 17 March 2018 13: 36 New
      0
      They are not surprised, they are just outraged ...
  16. razved
    razved 17 March 2018 12: 08 New
    0
    The Japanese joined the friendly choir of Amers and Europeans ... Everything is expected, even boring ...
  17. MKPU-115
    MKPU-115 17 March 2018 13: 06 New
    0
    "Unsinkable aircraft carrier" USA-Japan, in the light of recent developments is no longer such.
  18. pecher
    pecher 17 March 2018 13: 17 New
    0
    You can put a condition - until the American pro is removed, there will be no talk about the Kuryly! )) And watch them wrinkle)
  19. Ratmir_Ryazan
    Ratmir_Ryazan 17 March 2018 13: 35 New
    0
    Enough to call, the American missile defense system and its maritime part of Aegis - a defense system in all our media !!! It just misleads people (this is what the USA calculates) the American missile defense system is an attack system !!!
    The launchers of these systems (on ships this is the universal launcher Mk.41) the ground part is more than sure the universal can launch both the Standard family anti-aircraft missiles and the same Tomahawks as tactical missiles with nuclear warheads ...
  20. Hurricane70
    Hurricane70 17 March 2018 13: 36 New
    0
    All-propellers read between the lines, there will definitely be no war until 2023, Americans need to cut the dough from yellow people!
  21. Ratmir_Ryazan
    Ratmir_Ryazan 17 March 2018 14: 45 New
    0
    Now I saw in the 60 minute program a comment by Franz Klintsevich that the ground part of the US missile defense system is the same naval universal launchers Mk.41 that are mounted on a wheeled chassis and can launch both Standard missiles and tactical Tomahawk missiles with a nuclear warhead ...
  22. Old26
    Old26 17 March 2018 17: 13 New
    0
    Quote: Observer2014
    Japanese! Do not worry! Our nuclear torpedoes with warheads under 200 megatons in cobalt are also not against you

    Oh how. Rates are rising. Last year, this “Status” had a capacity of 100 MT, although those who invented this bike probably know how to place such a charge in a compartment 6 meters long and 1,6 meters in diameter. But how are bets going up? Already 200 ct, soon it will probably be 300 mt. In six months we’ll reach the gigaton.

    Quote: fa2998
    Of course, if we use 200 Mt torpedoes against Japan, our Primorye, Sakhalin and the Kuril Islands will be washed away laughing belay hi

    Yes, do not care what will wash off. The main thing is that they will be hit by Yap !!!. Probably we have more weapons like dirt, than with the usual warheads that wash away the neighboring country. No one paid what the Japanese would pour into PURCHASE of these two complexes ??? Purchase. They will be Japanese by 2023. Moreover, the Japanese themselves are involved in the development of missiles Standart SM-3 Block IIA
  23. Zomanus
    Zomanus 18 March 2018 00: 46 New
    0
    But who, slam American, will you believe?
    Now you definitely can’t see the Kuril, $% $% # $% oblique.
    In short, everything is closer to another world, as it seems to me.
    And since I myself am in Vladivostok, in which case
    I can watch it from the front rows, so to speak ...
  24. Koronik
    Koronik 18 March 2018 10: 40 New
    0
    Here is the answer to the return of the Kuril Islands, from a dead donkey ears!
  25. Clumsy
    Clumsy 18 March 2018 11: 40 New
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    A hundred mi Mosim to do, but htos asked us? - The Japanese Foreign Ministry substantiated the deployment of American missile defense systems.
  26. Slovak
    Slovak 18 March 2018 15: 54 New
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    Few mattress-beds were burned to the people in Tokyo, Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Another 10 million is necessary for the Japs to realize that they are needed as a military base.