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May 1, 2016 11:11 am

Iranian Parliament Calls for Increase in Country’s Ballistic Missile Capabilities

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The Iranian Emad ballistic missile. Photo: Wikipedia.

The Iranian Emad ballistic missile. Photo: Wikipedia.

Iran’s outgoing parliament approved a motion Sunday to increase the capabilities of the country’s ballistic missiles, a military programme that has been ruled dangerous by the United Nations.

Tehran considers the missile programme an essential deterrent, citing the unprovoked attacks on its cities by former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in the nations’ 1980-1988 war.

Read full story at the Daily Mail.

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