Iran's Missiles Incite 'Provocative'


Published: Wednesday, 05/27/2009 12:00 am EDT

Foreign Minister Lawrence Cannon expressed deep concern last week over Iran's test launch of a medium-range missile. Mr. Cannon called on Iran to "immediately cease its missile program," and referred to the launch as "provocative." The test was similar to tests conducted in 2008 and, according to Mr. Cannon, is just another sign that Iran is developing threatening military capabilities. Iran has continued to disregard UN resolutions on its nuclear program, making the recent tests more troubling, he said.

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