U.S. has no plans to station radar in Georgia - ambassador Mar 2 2007 12:26PM
TBILISI. March 2 (Interfax) - The United States has no plans to station any element of its future missile defense system in Georgia, U.S. Ambassador to Georgia John Tefft told reporters on Friday, while Georgian Foreign Minister Gela Bezhuashvili denied that Washington had made any such request to Georgia.
Tefft and Bezhuashvili were commenting on a statement made on Thursday by U.S. Missile Defense Agency Director Lt. Gen. Henry Obering that one of the system's 10 components would be radar to be stationed in the Caucasus.