The Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday that the United States' global deployment of an anti-missile system was a threat to world security designed to contain Russia and China, the RIA news agency reported.
- U.S. starts to deploy anti-missile system in South Korea after North Korea's latest tests
- Trump says wants U.S. nuclear arsenal at 'top of the pack'
- North Korea carries out fifth, biggest nuclear test, drawing international condemnation
It also cited the ministry as warning that the deployment would spark a new arms race.