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July 9, 2016 10:51 pm

Ignoring UN Chief’s Plea, Iran Vows to Continue Ballistic Missile Tests

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The Iranian Emad ballistic missile. Photo: Wikipedia.

The Iranian Emad ballistic missile. Photo: Wikipedia.

Iran said Saturday it would continue its ballistic missile program after UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said the missile tests were not in the spirit of the country’s landmark nuclear deal with world powers.

In comments published on Iran’s foreign ministry website Saturday, spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said that “Iran will strongly continue its missile program based on its own defense and national security calculations.”

Read full story at The Times of Israel.

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