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    US Claims Russia's Deployment of S-400 to Kaliningrad ‘Destabilizing’ for Europe

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    Russia’s deployment of conventional nuclear forces on its own territory is "destabilizing" to Europe, US Department of State spokesman John Kirby said in a briefing on Monday.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Russia’s deployment of advanced S-400 air defense systems and Iskander missile complexes to Kaliningrad is destabilizing to European security, US Department of State spokesman John Kirby said in a briefing on Monday.

    "While we understand that Russia has the right to exercise its conventional nuclear forces on its own territory, the deployment of Iskander and S-400 missiles to Kaliningrad is destabilizing to European security," Kirby stated.

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