Iran's Recent Missile Test Successful: DM

February 2, 2017

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Tasnim News Agency

Iran successfully test-fired a new ballistic missile, according to Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan. According to a U.S. official, the missile exploded after traveling 630 miles (1,013 kilometers). Iran continues to deny that its ballistic missile activity violates U.N. Security Council resolution 2231 by maintaining that these missiles are not "designed to be capable of carrying nuclear weapons."