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Poland, U.S. Agree on Missile Defense System

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Poland, U.S. Agree on Missile Defense System

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Poland, U.S. Agree on Missile Defense System

Poland, U.S. Agree on Missile Defense System

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Poland's foreign minister, Radek Sikorski, says his country has agreed in principle to allow a U.S. missile defense system in the country. The Bush administration wants to put 10 interceptor missiles in Poland to defend against a potential strike by Iran. The project has infuriated Poland's neighbor, Russia, and caused concern among the Polish people.

Sikorski talks about what Poland wants in exchange.