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Russian, German leaders discuss US missile shield system

MOSCOW, Oct 14 (KUNA) -- Russian and German leaders are to meet in Germany to discuss strategic stability in relation to the US missile sheild system that Washington planned to install in eastern European states.
Russian President Vladimir Putin, due to arrive in the Germany city of Wiesbaden later Sunday, will hold summit talks with German chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss the US missile shield system and the situation in Kosovo, according to the Russian presdiential advisor for international affairs today.
He was quoted by Interfax news agency as saying both leaders would discuss signing a treaty on ground forces in Europe, disarmament and non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and the Iranian nuclear file. (end) as.bs KUNA 141924 Oct 07NNNN