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Baltic countries and Poland are in talks with defense contractors for the creation of a regional anti-Russian aircraft missile shield

Moscow, Russia - The countries try to limit Kremlin army deployed on the borders

Baltic countries and Poland are in talks with defense contractors for the creation of a regional anti-aircraft missile shield to protect the by the advance of Russia, whose troops surrounded the borders of the State member in the exclave of Kaliningrad. The oblast, became Russian exclave after the entry of Poland and Lithuania to the European Union, it has been the focus of diplomatic negotiations between the Kremlin and the Union for years. Currently Poland and Lithuania on behalf of the European Community monitor the borders of their own countries bordering on Kaliningrad; fearing Russian troops in the area are working to establish a plan that limits the military maneuvers of the Kremlin, and that shifts the balance in their favor. "We need to figure out how many planes we need, as well as many anti-aircraft missiles and various systems. In addition we need air and ground components", these are some statements made Friday by the Lithuanian defense minister who hopes to make the new plane operating within the next two years, given that Russian forces may shortly invade the area, not counting the obvious superiority of Soviet avionics compartment. Last month Estonia declared the need to adopt similar to American Patriot missiles in order to discourage any provocation by the Kremlin, more threatening from the Baltic perspective, so much so that in July during the international conference called by the UN in Warsaw it will be a specific topic that will treat separately the question of Russian nuclear weapons.

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