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Trump to develop missile defence system

This is to protect against attacks from Iran and North Korea

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A museum worker fixes the hair of a life-sized wax statue of Donald Trump

The Trump administration intends to develop a "state of the art" missile defence system to protect against attacks from Iran and North Korea, the White House said in a policy position posted on its website on Friday.

The statement, posted on the White House website within minutes of Donald Trump's inauguration, did not provide details on whether the system would differ from those already under development, its cost or how it would be paid for.

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First Published: Sat, January 21 2017. 01:24 IST
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