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Video: Iran’s ‘Long-Range Missile’ May Be ‘Mahmoud Bluff’
Posted By admin On January 3, 2012 @ 4:01 am In World News | Comments Disabled
Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
Aruz Sheva 7 
January 3, 2012
Below is an Iranian news video of the supposed missile launch.
“Iran does not have the technology to create intermediate or long-range inter-continental ballistic missiles, and it will not get such missiles any time soon,” Russian defense ministry spokesman Vadim Koval told the Interfax news agency.
If it was a trick by Ahmadinejad, it wasn’t the only one his regime performed during Iran’s war games that excited the entire world. The Strait of Hormuz, which is the water passage for a large amount of the world’ s oil and gas, was shut down for several hours because of the scheduled missile launch.
Debka reported, “For five hours Saturday, not a single warship, merchant vessel, or oil tanker ventured into the 30-mile wide Hormuz Strait, waiting to hear from Tehran that the test was over.”
Russia’s Ria Novosti news agency later said that the missile launch was postponed, despite Iran’s semi-official media excitement over the “successful” test.
Calling it a “media trick,” Debka says Iran did exactly what it threatened to do earlier in the week, and effectively shut the Strait of Hormuz as easy “as drinking a glass of water.”
Iran claimed it fired three missiles in a test Monday, one of them with a short range of approximately 20 miles and two that allegedly can reach Israeli and American bases in the region. However, the missiles’ range is only about 120 miles.
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 Aruz Sheva 7: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/151353#.TwLhEzW2975
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 Iran begins ‘massive’ deployment of long-range missile launchers: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iran-begins-massive-deployment-of-long-range-missile-launchers.html
 Iran tests medium-range missile in naval war games: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iran-tests-medium-range-missile-in-naval-war-games.html
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