Rogozin has called the US ABM system in Europe pure provocation

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in photobacteria Rogozin. Archival photoRogozin has called the US ABM system in Europe pure provocation© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

The US ABM system in Europe, including the modernization of a missile defense system in Greenland is a pure provocation; Russia will continue to develop systems and missile defense to maintain the strategic balance and General security, told RIA Novosti Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.

Thus, he commented on media reports about the modernization of the US missile defense system in the North of Greenland.

«What they are doing is pure provocation. There is a strategic balance, which at the moment gives an accurate guarantee that any aggressor if he attacks Russia, no matter where, from the Pacific or the Atlantic, will be physically destroyed immediately,» — concluded the Deputy head of the Russian government.

«We systematically invest serious money in creating and space and ground echelons of air and missile defense. Our main industrial and administrative centres has been closed. And soon, after two or three years, will close completely all of our needs is to see any starts for us hostile ballistic and cruise missiles,» — said Deputy Prime Minister.

Rogozin noted that Russia «is doing on its territory.» He suggested that the installation of the Russian systems in Cuba, Nicaragua and Serbia would have caused a sharp protest of the United States, despite the us missile defense system in Poland, Romania, and Greenland.

«We have after the collapse of the Soviet Union for a long time has not invested money in the creation of the air defense system. The example of Yugoslavia in 1999, we saw what happens with a country that has no serious air defense system. Its shot in an emphasis», — said Rogozin.

Deputy Prime Minister was in the past few days in Belgrade in connection with the inauguration of the President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic.