NATO and Russia said they had made no progress in settling sharp differences over a planned missile defence system for Europe but pledged to continue efforts to resolve the row.
The US is deploying missile defence systems in Asia Pacific region to defend itself and allies against threat from North Korea, a top Pentagon official has said.
Israel and the US have carried out the first successful test of the Arrow 3 missile defence interceptor, the Israeli defence ministry said.
Israel says it has successfully
tested an upgraded radar for the Arrow missile defence system.
NATO members have agreed to an anti-missile system over Europe to protect against Iranian ballistic missiles.
The indigenously developed ballistic missile defence system will be test fired in August this year.
Iranian Defence Minister Brig Gen Ahmad Vahidi has said Iran plans to develop a missile defence system that is similar to Russia`s S-300 system.
US Vice President Joe Biden said on Thursday that Europe was threatened by medium and short-range missiles and a new missile defence system would help protect it.
Day in Pics: 28th November
Showbiz World - November 28, 2014