According to RIA Novosti disk imaging, in 2010, at the Lisbon Summit, Our homeland and NATO signed a contract on cooperation in the European missile defense project, but then subsequent negotiations had stalled over the U.S. refusal to provide legal guarantees of non-targeting system deployed against Russian deterrent. In Moscow, said they wanted to expand in response to the Kaliningrad region missile complexes «Iskander» and take a number of other military and political measures.
In his speech in Berlin, Rose stressed that in the U.S. as previously convinced of the reciprocal interests of both states, because cooperation in the field of missile defense remains presidential value. With the agreement of Russia’s role in the project will be able to EuroPRO make sure that the system is not oriented and can not be directed against the Russian deterrent. It will emphasize the position of Russia, the U.S. and NATO for all who aspire to the proliferation of nuclear weapons, will operate more efficiently over preventing threats.
According to Rose, the Russian Federation to fulfill the requirement of guarantee is unrealistic because of the upcoming restrictions in this case the development of missile defense systems to counter the threat posed by Iran and North Korea. Yet the U.S. is willing to create a political framework for cooperation that would foreseeably statement that the missile defense system is not aimed at Russia. In case of dissatisfaction with the cooperation of our homeland at any moment can turn away from it. Rose stressed that, despite the differences, the U.S. wants to continue negotiations to establish a mutually beneficial framework for missile defense cooperation.