poses no threat to the United States, Russia said Tuesday, rebuffing a key argument of President Barack Obama on whether to go ahead with a European missile shield bitterly opposed by Moscow.
Former president George W. Bush had infuriated Russia by striking a deal to install 10 missile interceptors in Poland and related radar stations in the Czech Republic, saying they were needed to counter "rogue states" such as Iran.
Iran calls on US to scrap nuclear arms / Reuters
Tehran criticizes President Obama for saying it poses threat with its nuclear program. 'It seems that the repetition of the past US administration's accusations would be in contrast with the slogan of change,' Foreign Ministry spokesman says