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Iran missile tests prove US missile plan ‘not needed’: Russia

Posted By admin On July 11, 2008 @ 4:40 am In World News | Comments Disabled

AFP [1]
Friday, July 11, 2008

Iran’s recent missile tests showed the limited range of Tehran’s arsenal and proved that a planned US missile defence shield in Europe is unnecessary, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday.

“The tests in Iran confirm that Iran has missiles with a range of up to 2,000 kilometers and confirm… that a missile defence shield with these parameters is not needed to monitor or react to such threats,” he said.

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[1] AFP: http://www.spacewar.com/2006/080711085515.a2i29ovk.html

[2] New US missile plan raises ‘questions’: Russia: http://www.prisonplanet.com/new-us-missile-plan-raises-questions-russia.html

[3] Russia ‘has not shelved’ missile plan: http://www.prisonplanet.com/russia-has-not-shelved-missile-plan.html

[4] Iran carries out further missile tests: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iran-carries-out-further-missile-tests.html

[5] Russia tests new intercontinental ballistic missile: http://www.prisonplanet.com/russia-tests-new-intercontinental-ballistic-missile.html

[6] Moscow ‘Deal’ Over Missile Shield: http://www.prisonplanet.com/moscow-deal-over-missile-shield.html

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