The statement came following reports on talks between the United States and Ukraine on the possible use of the latter’s radars or deployment of a new radar in the ex-Soviet state as part of the American missile defense program.
“We know that the U.S. administration has held discussions with its partners, including outside NATO, since it scrapped the plans [for a missile shield in Europe],” Ryabkov said.
“We are following the situation, and it would be an exaggeration to say that it inspires hope. We are concerned,” he said. (photo: RIA Novosti)