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Development[ edit ] According to the United States government, the missile defense system was intended to protect against future missiles from Iran. As an alternative, Russia proposed sharing the Qabala Radar in Azerbaijanwhich Russia leases, but this was not seen as an acceptable substitute by the US.
Opposition activity included protests  and a relay hunger strike by two Czech activists in Maywhich lasted for days. Poland's Prime Minister Kazimierz Marcinkiewicz said in November he wanted to open up the public debate on whether Poland should host such a base.
The Russians responded by saying such action "cannot go unpunished. The deputy chief of staff of Russia's armed forces Gen. Anatoly Nogovitsyn warned that, "by deploying the systemit is exposing itself to a strike— percent".
He also warned Russian President Medvedev against upping tensions by deploying missiles in Kaliningrad in response to the planned U.
According to President Obama, new intelligence had shown Iran was pursuing short-range and medium-range missile development, rather than long-range, necessitating a shift in strategy. Polish sources complained that the new plan no longer gave Poland an exclusive role because an SM-3 site was also planned for Romania.
Obama said that he would have "more flexibility" to deal with controversial issues such as missile defense. He was heard telling Medvedev, "On all these issues, but particularly missile defense, this, this can be solved but it's important for him to give me space.
I understand your message about space.
Space for you…" and President Obama continued his statement, "This is my last election. After my election I have more flexibility. I will transmit this information to Vladimir. Some politicians voiced concern that the country would lose its special status in Washington, and that the move by Obama was to appease Moscow.
Jaroslaw Gowina member of Poland's governing Civic Platform party, said Obama's decision had been made independently of Polish sensitivities. Polish newspapers showed mixed responses to the discontinuation, with some seeing it as a positive action,  and some seeing it having very negative connotations.
USA sprzedaly nas Rosji i wbily nam noz w plecy" which translates to "Betrayal! Some Republican critics saw the decision as a move to placate Moscow. Defeated presidential candidate John McCain called the decision "seriously misguided".
Conversely, Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the decision was "brilliant" and was clearly based on an accurate summary of the current threats. Obama rejected accusations that the decision was an appeasement of Moscow.
He stated in an interview: If the by-product of it is that the Russians feel a little less paranoid Prime Minister Putin said it was a "correct and brave" move. The main reason for President Barack Obama's decision was "Russia's uncompromising position on the issue," according to Russian foreign policy expert Mikhail Margelovchairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee Federation Council of Russia.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed the move, calling it "a very hopeful signal" for relations with Russia. However, Mirek Topolanekwho was prime minister when Prague agreed to co-host the shield, said the U.
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