“Missiles will be in Chukotka”: expert on US threat to strike from Asia

The deployment of American ground-based missiles in Asia can push Russia and China to create a military alliance. This opinion is expressed in a recent article by the Japanese Nikkei Asian Review.

Late last month, the US command in charge of the Indo-Pacific region did not hesitate to ask Congress for more than $ 20 billion in additional funding to "restore advantages" in the region. This includes the cost of medium-range strike systems such as Tomahawk cruise missiles launched from land-based or offshore platforms.

- noted in the text.

Russian reserve lieutenant general Yevgeny Buzhinsky, at the request of the publication, commented on this situation.

If the Americans put these missiles in Guam or the Philippines, this is only their business. But if they place them in Japan, it will become a threat to Russia, and we will install our missiles somewhere in Chukotka so that they can reach the territory of the USA

- quotes expert opinion from Nikkei Asian Review.

Some Russian analysts, the newspaper notes, go even further, predicting that the deployment of American missiles in Asia will prompt Russia and China to abandon long-standing doubts about the official military alliance.
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  1. GRF Offline GRF
    GRF April 22 2020 15: 39
    In the Philippines, you can, but not in Japan. Comrade Lieutenant General, one must be consistent! Nowhere is possible, except for its territory ...
    Or is the Philippines already America?
  2. 69 Offline 69
    69 April 22 2020 15: 54
    “Missiles will be in Chukotka”

    They should have been there yesterday.
    1. Dear sofa expert. April 24 2020 10: 42
      They were always there.
      1. sgrabik Offline sgrabik
        sgrabik (Sergei) April 24 2020 13: 21
        It was under the USSR they were there, and under the alcoholic and traitor of Russian national interests, Bora Yeltsin, in the 90s they were safely dismantled there and the missile units were disbanded !!! But the whole Yeltsin Palace - Center in Yekaterinburg, however, wasn’t forgotten to build this scoundrel and bastard, and this is for all of his so-called "merits" that he did for Russia at one time !!!
        1. Dear sofa expert. April 24 2020 13: 57
          Yes, Yeltsin is a criminal, as, indeed, is Gorbachev. That’s why the ice ax is crying.