Moscow would retaliate if U.S. deployed missiles in Japan -Ifax cites foreign ministry

Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov attends a news conference in Doha

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Friday said Moscow would retaliate should the United States deploy ground-based missiles in Japan, the Interfax news agency reported.

(Reporting by Alexander Marrow and Maria Kiselyova; Editing by Alison Williams)