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State Department: Nuclear agreement with Iran does not cancel creation of missile defense system

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The nuclear agreement with Iran has been concluded, but it does not cancel the need to create a missile defense system to counter the Iranian missile threat, leads RIA News US State Department statement.

State Department: Nuclear agreement with Iran does not cancel creation of missile defense system


“A successful resolution of the nuclear problem does not eliminate the need for (creating) a missile defense system to counter the Iranian missile threat.” That is why the new resolution of the UN Security Council, which will codify a joint comprehensive plan of action, will keep the UN sanctions on Iran’s ballistic program for eight years, ”the State Department spokesman said.

The ministry said Iran has the largest reserves of ballistic missiles in the Middle East and "remains a source of concern for the United States and the international community."

“The United States remains committed to protecting its allies and partners from the possible threat of ballistic missiles, including those coming from Iran and its non-state allies. We will take steps to counter the Iranian missile program through security initiatives with our partners in the region, through missile defense, sanctions, export control and a missile technology control regime that the country’s 34 comply with, ”the spokesman said.

Yesterday after the signing of the agreement, Sergey Lavrov noted that Moscow is awaiting the reaction of Washington regarding the removal of tensions on the European missile defense system. The Russian minister recalled that "as in April 2009 of the year, speaking in Prague, President (US Barack) Obama said that if the Iranian nuclear program can be resolved, the task of creating a European segment of missile defense will disappear."

And the reaction to his words followed. The statement of the State Department representative was supplemented by Deputy Secretary of State Nicholas Burns, who said: “I do not think that the objections of the Russian Federation (regarding the American missile defense system) are relevant ... I think that the Russian Federation is wrong here. The United States has the right to develop sophisticated missile defense systems, given the threat from Iran and the DPRK ".
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  1. Putinets
    Putinets 15 July 2015 09: 23
    +17
    And who would doubt it. What if missiles from the territory of Cambodia or Vietnam will fly to Berlin or Paris. Wetkong has scary Scudd rockets with a range of 100 thousand kilometers and the ability to shoot down aliens on Mars. Scary horror
    1. Byshido_dis
      Byshido_dis 15 July 2015 09: 23
      +7
      Well, yes, it doesn’t cancel, because the missile defense against Russia is being done ...

      "President (US Barack) Obama said that if the Iranian nuclear program is resolved, then the task of creating a European segment of missile defense will disappear" - "Man said-Man did" clearly does not apply to the state leader, and is it a man after the resolution gay marriage ...
      1. Stranger03
        Stranger03 15 July 2015 09: 57
        0
        A couple of years ago, I came up with a saying about politicians, and about Obama, it’s suitable:
        Was a man, became a politician (or deputy)
        Actually, this proverb explains that Obamka "gave his word, took the floor, it’s his."
      2. hydrox
        hydrox 15 July 2015 10: 35
        +2
        Quote: Byshido_dis
        because missile defense against Russia is being done ...

        Zadolbali their Yankees missile defense!
        And after all, no scum says that their purpose is a means of a first blow!
        Over the past decade, a qualitative breakthrough has occurred in rocket and other technologies. Tactical missiles were transformed into strategic ones, they are capable of hitting targets both in space and on earth. The history of the Standard Missile (SM) family originates from the Tartar anti-aircraft missile. Work on the SM-1 rocket began in the 1963 year. Moreover, initially all modifications of the SM-1 could be used for firing at surface targets within the radio horizon of the ship. Modifications to the SM-1 have also been specifically designed for use on ground or surface objects beyond the horizon. On the basis of the SM-1 anti-aircraft missile, the Standard ARM air-radar missile was also created. The next SM-2 rocket could also be used on targets on the surface. However, at that time, preference was given to the Harpoon subsonic missile with a longer firing range. But in the 1998 year, the United States, on the basis of the Standard-2 missile, began developing the LASM rocket for striking ground targets with the goal of taking it into service for the 2004 year. According to the developers, such a ship-to-ground missile could play a new role in attacks from the sea with a radius of up to 200 nautical miles (370 km), providing flexible point-to-point fire support for the US Marine Corps. The missile guidance system is inertial in combination with satellite navigation. In addition to the standard high-explosive fragmentation warhead, the missile is also equipped with a penetrating-type warhead. Tests fully confirmed the ability of the LASM missile to perform assigned combat missions. The US Navy was supposed to get 1200 LASM missiles. It was planned to achieve initial operational availability by the 2003 year. But in 2003, the program was stopped supposedly due to lack of funding?! ... And this is in such "fat" years for the Pentagon ... Why would it ?! LASM tests were successful. Why is the Pentagon not boasting of success? And only sometimes the information slips that, it turns out, more than one year as SM 2 missiles can destroy targets on the surface of the sea and land at a distance of 500 km. It turns out that the task was completed and exceeded!
        http://voprosik.net/chem-opasno-dlya-rossii-pro-ssha-v-evrope/
        1. GUKTU
          GUKTU 15 July 2015 11: 21
          +2
          I read somewhere that missile defense can carry a nuclear warhead
      3. Talgat
        Talgat 15 July 2015 23: 14
        0
        Quote: Byshido_dis
        Well, yes, it doesn’t cancel, because the missile defense against Russia is being done ...



        The USA and the West are so lied that it’s no longer even funny

        Their missile defense allegedly against Iran, Iraq was bombed under generally false pretexts, and so on and so forth - in general, you can't wait for the truth there - the only salvation for the Strategic Nuclear Forces, Strategic Missile Forces and to strengthen the CSTO and the EAEU - well, you will have to "be friends" with China for now
    2. Kostyar
      Kostyar 15 July 2015 09: 26
      +3
      To liars and hypocrites overseas, there is no faith !!!
      On the move, the shoes change their shoes ...........
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    4. Момент
      Момент 15 July 2015 09: 28
      +2
      Again, Russia was deceived. To believe America does not respect itself.
      1. Stalker.1977
        Stalker.1977 15 July 2015 09: 31
        +4
        The people, but it’s time to get used to it, the State Department’s statements, the gum club rests and Petrosyan smokes nervously aside.
        1. jjj
          jjj 15 July 2015 09: 56
          +1
          An agreement signed with Iran does not mean anything. One point is laid there: Iran will be monitored as it fulfills its obligations. And everything can be played back. The ban on the supply of weapons remained. Yes, and oil, which began to fall, began to grow again
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    6. Air Force captain
      Air Force captain 15 July 2015 10: 08
      +1
      Since the United States is covering us with its missile defense in Europe, we will be the last bastard if, in gratitude, we do not cover them in Cuba from terrible North Korean missiles! soldier
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  3. Twice RUSSIAN
    Twice RUSSIAN 15 July 2015 09: 24
    +3
    Whoever doubts, the more so they deploy missile defense systems at our borders.
  4. ALEA IACTA EST
    ALEA IACTA EST 15 July 2015 09: 24
    +3
    Now they have openly admitted that their missile defense is directed against Russia.
    1. adept666
      adept666 15 July 2015 09: 31
      +3
      Now they have openly admitted that their missile defense is directed against Russia.

      Well, now the RF is officially the world's evil (worse than Ebola and the IG, by the way, we are proud bully )! Under this business, you can now place anything you want. It is falling apart with its torn economy, but at the same time the most terrible in the whole world and the world is almost over, only Putin will put on a padded jacket, sit on a bear and all the kaput comes.
    2. demon1978
      demon1978 15 July 2015 09: 36
      +4
      Quote: ALEA IACTA EST
      Now they have openly admitted that their missile defense is directed against Russia.


      Apparently a new Caribbean crisis, just around the corner request
      1. Yuri from Volgograd
        Yuri from Volgograd 15 July 2015 09: 49
        +3
        Quote: demon1978
        Quote: ALEA IACTA EST


        Apparently a new Caribbean crisis, just around the corner request

        I would not want to.
        Last time, civilization was a step away so as not to roll back for 1000 years. World War II would have seemed like a game of lightning.
  5. aszzz888
    aszzz888 15 July 2015 09: 24
    +4
    And a reaction to his words followed. The statement by the State Department spokesman was supplemented by Deputy Secretary of State Nicholas Burns, who said: “I do not think that the objections of the Russian Federation (regarding the US missile defense system) are relevant ... I think that the Russian Federation is wrong here. "The US has the right to develop sophisticated missile defense systems, given the threat from Iran and the DPRK."


    It is useless to prove to the mericatos all through diplomatic means. They do their job - not by washing, so by skating.
  6. adept666
    adept666 15 July 2015 09: 26
    +2
    What a surprise, missiles are not against us laughing
    1. Dezinto
      Dezinto 15 July 2015 09: 40
      +5
      Missiles are not against us at all! Against Iran! - This is the US State Department said! ..... they will not lie. And in Poland, the American missile defense stands precisely from this very threatening Idaho with California - Iran .....

      - urgently believe!
  7. alex-cn
    alex-cn 15 July 2015 09: 26
    +1
    As you might expect, the system is directed against us, they just are scared to talk about it ... The question is different, how effective is this system against missiles launched further than from the Urals, and we have much bigger territory there ... to me - so WASTE MONEY, for the good of his defense industry.
    1. adept666
      adept666 15 July 2015 10: 01
      0
      The question is how effective this system is against missiles.

      Yes, there are no questions and complaints. Our ICBMs to them (in the USA) will fly along other trajectories (they know this and are preparing a naval version on destroyers and cruisers), what will fly to Europe will be operational-tactical and there another scheme of interception should be implemented. The main complaint and concern is the adapted shipboard launcher itself. In which you can safely load URO, including with special. Warhead. Who knows what she is equipped with a missile defense or ax?
  8. Wolka
    Wolka 15 July 2015 09: 27
    +3
    Yankees, do not meddle everywhere, and you will be happy ...
  9. not Russian
    not Russian 15 July 2015 09: 28
    +1
    And why then wiped his pants
  10. solovey
    solovey 15 July 2015 09: 31
    +1
    One could not talk about missile defense, and so everything is clear.
  11. Victor-M
    Victor-M 15 July 2015 09: 32
    +2
    The nuclear agreement with Iran has been concluded, but it does not cancel the need to create a missile defense system to counter the Iranian missile threat, according to RIA Novosti, the US Department of State reports.

    The US lice test did not pass, you have to cut it bald. wink laughing
  12. Yuyuka
    Yuyuka 15 July 2015 09: 32
    +2
    What stupid, even excuses can’t come up with! Contact us, we will come up with a bunch of versions that are more believable! Well, for example, ISIS found a rocket in the destroyed statues that destroyed the previous civilization belay
  13. Tanais
    Tanais 15 July 2015 09: 35
    +2
    Isn't it time for Russia to "give a hint" to the Americans about the possible denunciation of the fundamental international agreements on strategic offensive arms?

    For them, it would have become a very "pleasant" surprise ...

    Maybe it's time to stop showing acts of goodwill? And deal with the Americans, since they act against you?

    At one time, a lot of agreements were concluded that directly undermined the defense of the Russian Federation and its ability to plan defense.
    Recall only, already gone into oblivion, CFE ...
  14. RPG_
    RPG_ 15 July 2015 09: 38
    +3
    And what did someone think that would be different? The nonsense about defending against missiles from Iran and North Korea has not gone away, and the missile defense’s goal is completely different.
  15. trophy
    trophy 15 July 2015 09: 39
    +1
    It seems that someone really believed and continues to believe that the missile defense is directed specifically against Iran. For greater persuasiveness, it is necessary to place Merkel, Olanda and Kaczynski (where without Poles) with terribly concentrated facial expressions and affirmatively nodding heads in the background. Then it will become clear to everyone that Iran cannot be trusted. But in general, let them insert this ABM in the ass and to the Poles and Labs and other pins ... nicknames.
  16. Corsair0304
    Corsair0304 15 July 2015 09: 41
    +1
    All is correct. Lavrov made a statement based on the words of Bardak Deception (all the same president of world hegemonization) - pen.dos froze, it wasn’t like that. Well - a plus to our diplomats, who can argue their position based on this fact, including the lies of the penal administration of Dos.
    Diplomacy is not in a hurry, drop by drop, brick by brick ...
  17. Wedmak
    Wedmak 15 July 2015 09: 41
    +2
    Another scam from the states. It’s good that I’m not Putin, or I would have long ago blocked all communication channels with the United States except for intelligence. And I would start with the sweetest thing - supplies of titanium, rocket engines and stopping the delivery of astronauts to the ISS and joint operation of the station. Let somersault as they want. Tired of it.
    1. Tanais
      Tanais 15 July 2015 12: 03
      0
      Quote: Wedmak
      And I would start with the sweetest thing - supplies of titanium, rocket engines and stopping the delivery of astronauts to the ISS and joint operation of the station. Let somersault as they want. Tired of it.


      And there is a plausible reason for the "closure of the ISS". Like, we are forced to curtail our program under the yoke of YOUR sanctions lol laughing
      Indeed, let them run around the market, look for space carriers ...
  18. Stoler
    Stoler 15 July 2015 09: 45
    0
    Iran signed a delayed death sentence refusing to create a nuclear shield. Soon it will be hot! am
  19. fzr1000
    fzr1000 15 July 2015 09: 46
    +1
    Now our hands are untied. All the better. Once again, the United States has shown itself to be a liar to the whole world.
  20. Strezhevchanin
    Strezhevchanin 15 July 2015 09: 49
    0
    Ahaha, today you refused your bazaar, and tomorrow your ass is not yours, one blow to the stomach and the pose will be ideal for introducing democracy))))
  21. atamankko
    atamankko 15 July 2015 09: 50
    +1
    You cannot believe a single word of these liars.
  22. 33 Watcher
    33 Watcher 15 July 2015 09: 50
    +2
    Fuck is clear, as if someone else was waiting ... laughing laughing laughing
  23. Simon
    Simon 15 July 2015 09: 54
    +1
    It is clear that the American missile defense system in Europe is not for Iran, but against Russia! Oh! Sorry for Europe, it will be hard for her. If the rulers of the EU, the mind sits across the ocean and controls them. request
  24. Old26
    Old26 15 July 2015 09: 59
    +1
    Quote: Tanais
    Isn't it time for Russia to "give a hint" to the Americans about the possible denunciation of the fundamental international agreements on strategic offensive arms? For them, it would have become a very "pleasant" surprise ...

    Rather, it would be for us "pleasant surprise"... Americans would only be glad. Plus, they would have cut a lot of money from their Congress. And for a very, very long time, we would have to forget about all social programs, about the increase (albeit meager) of pensions. This is called "to spite my grandmother's ears frostbite"

    Quote: Wedmak
    Another scam from the states. It’s good that I’m not Putin, or I would have long ago blocked all communication channels with the United States except for intelligence. And I would start with the sweetest thing - supplies of titanium, rocket engines and stopping the delivery of astronauts to the ISS and joint operation of the station. Let somersault as they want. Tired of it.

    Indeed, it is good that you are not Putin. As a result, we would have “covered with a copper basin” several of our high-tech production facilities, and our station segment would have ceased to exist. As for the rest - "all is well beautiful marquise"


    Quote: Trofim
    It seems that someone really believed and continues to believe that the missile defense is directed specifically against Iran

    Imagine me.

    Quote: Twice RUSSIAN
    Who would doubt it, especially as missile defense systems are deployed on our borders

    Well, if five hundred kilometers means at our borders, then ...

    Quote: Byshido_dis
    "President (US Barack) Obama said that if the Iranian nuclear program is resolved, the task of creating a European segment of missile defense will disappear."

    Man? This clown and yap? Yes, he will not be allowed to move a finger, if it would harm their corporations. Unlike us (the situation with EBN), they quickly organize impeachment.
  25. X Y Z
    X Y Z 15 July 2015 10: 08
    0
    Trying to understand American logic is hopeless. All its zigzags and quirks are understandable only to representatives of the "most outstanding nation". Only they understand what is best for all mankind and what is not. So they talk to everyone else as if they were little children or fools.
  26. Anchonsha
    Anchonsha 15 July 2015 10: 09
    +1
    The meanest country in the world of the USA, and Iran is a pure lamb next to you, with your aggression, and I would prefer ten such Iranians than such a hellish creation as the USA.
  27. Rostislav
    Rostislav 15 July 2015 10: 27
    0
    Urgently need to do their weapons.
    As it was recently noted in one of the articles on VO, amers can be seated at the negotiating table only by force when a threat appears that they cannot fight.
  28. Old26
    Old26 15 July 2015 10: 39
    +1
    Quote: Rostislav
    As it was recently noted in one of the articles on VO, amers can be seated at the negotiating table only by force when there is a threat

    But I agree with that. Indeed, it is worthwhile to achieve parity with them in some way or to come forward in some segment - contracts are usually signed
  29. Straight
    Straight 15 July 2015 10: 46
    +2
    Urgently engage in industrialization of the country on new technologies. If you need to steal technology, then steal, as China did and does. If you need specialists, then buy for any money. And do not wait for the weather by the sea, who will cancel something for us or keep the given promises earlier.
  30. olegkrava
    olegkrava 15 July 2015 10: 57
    0
    Quote: Putin
    The statement of the representative of the State Department was supplemented by Deputy Secretary of State Nicholas Burns, who said: “I do not think that the objections of the Russian Federation (regarding the US missile defense system) are relevant ... I think that the Russian Federation is wrong here. "The US has the right to develop sophisticated missile defense systems, given the threat from Iran and the DPRK."

    So develop and put them in your most humane miracle country ..
  31. Urri
    Urri 15 July 2015 11: 23
    +2
    Quote: Direct
    or keep previous promises.


    Americans say: "The service provided is worthless." Russians will never understand that trust (what the Russian mentality is based on: a man said - a man did) for an American is just a type of service provided. This is a feature of the American mentality, a feature of upbringing, instilled in childhood. They absorb it with mother's milk. And once provided (i.e., when you were believed), this service is no longer worth anything. Thus, to fulfill the given promise, if you were believed - to waste your money. And in America everything is just like that, except for money.
    But the Russians (and the mentality of the inhabitants of the republics of the former USSR) cannot understand this simple fact. This is an unfulfilled obligation for them - loss of face, evidence of moral deformity of the deceiver. For an American, an unfulfilled commitment to a believer is just another confirmation of the superiority of the American race over the mentally inferior subhumans of the second, third, and fourth worlds. The American who believes in his word immediately ceases to be respected. Just like us - deceived. These are the mentality of opposing civilizations, and that is only why we are doomed to constant confrontation.
    And it’s a completely different matter when, in case of non-compliance, an American can be brought to court, but with a forfeit.
    In this case, non-fulfillment is already a loss of money, and not their saving. Here he himself is a loser. And there is nothing worse for an American than realizing that he is a loser. This puts him on the brink of suicide. This is the main reason for the social degradation of Americans. The need to be (or at least appear in the eyes of others) "lucky" is the second thing they absorb with their mother's milk.
    Therefore, the best way to make an American respect himself is to require him to fix his obligations in writing with the maximum number of claims and sanctions in case of violation of his obligations. And the tougher the position, the higher the respect. It’s like bargaining in the East. If you buy immediately at the price you name, you are a sucker who does not deserve respect. For art and enjoyment of the process of bloodless struggle of interests is not available to you.
    But even in the case of a written contract, the American has 2 ways that do not contradict his mentality:
    - trick a silly fair-haired white-skinned nigga;
    - send frankly, relying on the right of the strong. Therefore, the US army is a sacred cow. She defends not only the life of an American, but also his right to consider himself a "lucky" in relation to stupid, gullible and weak natives. And the emergence of Russia's own position and new nuclear weapons in commercial quantities deprives the American of this feeling.
    Therefore, any promises made by the Americans on any occasion, including missile defense, and any weapons in general, are undisguised lies, both oral and written. The American mentality only accepts the insurmountability of external circumstances, based on the impact of brute and unflattering force in incredible volumes.
  32. robsafin
    robsafin 15 July 2015 12: 24
    +2
    I recalled the story of the former chief of the Russian General Staff about his trip to California at the invitation of the Americans. When their minibus drove to the famous bridge in San Francisco, the Russian general said: "But I know this lighthouse." American satellites were surprised: "You said that you have never been to California?" The general replied: “We are aiming our missiles at this lighthouse. Silence reigned in the minibus until the very end of the trip.
  33. SILAnov
    SILAnov 15 July 2015 12: 42
    0
    Again cheating !!! Who else doubts the real goals of missile defense?
  34. provincial
    provincial 15 July 2015 13: 34
    0
    Yesterday, after the signing of the agreement, Sergey Lavrov noted that Moscow expects Washington’s reaction regarding the removal of tension on Euro missile defense. The Russian minister recalled that “in April 2009, speaking in Prague, President (US Barack) Obama said that if the Iranian nuclear program could be settled, then the task of creating a European segment of an anti-ballistic missile defense would disappear.” Maybe I misunderstand something, because initially it was clear to everyone that the US missile defense system is against us. And our leadership all believes in the West and the USA and tries to prove something to them, to reason. The West and the USA go to the bank., I think they don’t want to fight, but to frighten yes. It’s not in vain that they started talking about the tribunal, one position is to collect as many countries as possible against us and impose sanctions through the UN Security Council. Then it will be much worse for us.
  35. andrejwz
    andrejwz 15 July 2015 13: 52
    +1
    In view of the aggressive statements addressed to Russia by the leadership of the United States and the NATO bloc, the tendency to forcefully resolve disputed (conflict situations), taking into account that the missile defense system being built threatens the security of the Russian Federation, Russia reserves the right to deliver a preemptive strike in order to eliminate the threat by destroying system elements located in dangerous proximity to their territory. But such statements are not likely due to our hypertrophied peacefulness and the historical mantra of the leadership, "not to succumb to provocations."
  36. Old26
    Old26 15 July 2015 18: 41
    +2
    Quote: robsafin
    I recalled the story of the former chief of the Russian General Staff about his trip to California at the invitation of the Americans. When their minibus drove to the famous bridge in San Francisco, the Russian general said: "But I know this lighthouse." American satellites were surprised: "You said that you have never been to California?" The general replied: “We are aiming our missiles at this lighthouse. Silence reigned in the minibus until the very end of the trip.

    A tale that roams the Internet for at least 10 years. Only positions and locations change. Either Oklahoma, then California. And how interesting the speaker could know about what coordinates our missiles are aimed at. Or did he instantly translate a set of letters and numbers to the coordinates of the fault ???

    Quote: provincial
    "As in April 2009, speaking in Prague, President (US Barack) Obama said that if the Iranian nuclear program could be resolved, then the task of creating a European missile defense segment would be no longer necessary."

    Actually, Obama's words sounded like "ABM would become less relevant". Agree, it would become less relevant and abandon missile defense - this is somewhat different