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Britain considering US nuclear missiles on British soil in new 'Cold War' with Russia

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British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond believes a 'clear message' must be sent to Putin

The UK could site American nuclear missiles on British soil amid heightened tensions with Russia, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said.

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Handout photo issued by the BBC of Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond appearing on BBC One's The Andrew Marr Show. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday June 7, 2015. Philip Hammond has said the Government is keeping "all our options open" over Britain's future in the European Union as it emerged that 50 Tory MPs are poised to lead the campaign for Britain to quit. See PA story POLITICS EU. Photo credit should read: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire

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For use in UK, Ireland or Benelux countries only EDITORIAL USE ONLY Handout photo issued by the BBC of Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond appearing on BBC One's The Andrew Marr Show. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Sunday June 7, 2015. Philip Hammond has said the Government is keeping "all our options open" over Britain's future in the European Union as it emerged that 50 Tory MPs are poised to lead the campaign for Britain to quit. See PA story POLITICS EU. Photo credit should read: Jeff Overs/BBC/PA Wire NOTE TO EDITORS: Not for use more than 21 days after issue. You may use this picture without charge only for the purpose of publicising or reporting on current BBC programming, personnel or other BBC output or activity within 21 days of issue. Any use after that time MUST be cleared through BBC Picture Publicity. Please credit the image to the BBC and any named photographer or independent programme maker, as described in the caption.

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