Thursday, February 7, 2008

Russia Concerned Over Iranian Missile

Russia Suspicious Over Iran Test

Russia thinks the launch of an Iranian rocket into space raises suspicion over the true aim of its nuclear programme, a foreign ministry official has said. "Long-range missiles are one of the components of a [nuclear] weapons system," Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Losyukov told Interfax. Therefore Monday's test launch of Iran's Explorer-1 space rocket was "of course, a cause for concern", he said

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