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October 17, 2015 1:30 pm

US Confirms Recently Tested Iranian Missile Was Nuclear Capable

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An Iranian missile in front of portrait of the Islamic Republic's Supreme Leader.

An Iranian missile in front of portrait of the Islamic Republic’s Supreme Leader. Photo: Iranian Government.

The United States has confirmed that Iran tested a medium-range missile capable of delivering a nuclear weapon, in “clear violation” of a United Nations Security Council ban on ballistic missile tests, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.

“The United States is deeply concerned about Iran’s recent ballistic missile launch,” the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, said in a statement.

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