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Friday, March 11, 2016

Israel: Iran’s ballistic missile program must be stopped

Israel on Wednesday night slammed Iran’s tests of long-range missiles, saying they were a “clear violation” of UN SecurityCouncil resolutions and raise questions about the Islamic Republic’s commitment to last July’s nuclear deal with six western powers.
 
In a statement, the Foreign Ministry said the missiles that were tested could carry a nuclear warhead, and were capable of hitting Israel and much of the Middle East.
       
“The missile launches over the past few days represent a clear violation of Security Council Resolution 2231, which adopted the nuclear deal between Iran and world powers,” it said. “The decision bars Iran from firing missiles that have the capability to carry a nuclear warhead — which are precisely the missiles they fired.” (READ MORE)