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1 Feb 2017

Iran Warns U.S. Not to Escalate Missile Dispute

The Iranian foreign minister said the American accusations of a missile test should not be used “as a pretext to create new tensions.” The warning, made by Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, came a day after American and Israeli officials accused Iran of having conducted a missile test that they said had violated a United Nations Security Council resolution. Iran contends that it has not violated the resolution and that its missiles are not designed to carry nuclear warheads.
The Iranian foreign minister said the American accusations of a missile test should not be used “as a pretext to...

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