Vondra: Russia should be involved in missile defence

In related news, Czech Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs, Alexandr Vondra, has said that he believes Russia should be involved in plans to build a US radar base in the Czech Republic. Speaking at a NATO Security Conference in Munich on Saturday, Mr Vondra said that Russia should be invited to cooperate on the shield, but should not have a veto over the project. Mr Vondra also said the system should be built within the framework of NATO. The Deputy PM, who was representing the Czech EU presidency at the conference, also spoke of the need to strengthen the strategic partnership between the EU and NATO.

Author: Rosie Johnston