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U.S. Warns Against Planned Space Launches

January 04 2019


The U.S. government has warned Iran against planned space rocket launches, reports the Hill (Washington, D.C.).

The three space launch vehicles (SLVs) will likely incorporate ballistic missile technology and the launches could jeopardize regional stability, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday. 

Iran must stop all activity related to ballistic missiles, Pompeo said. 

In November 2018, Iranian Deputy Defense Minister Gen. Qassem Taqizadeh was quoted by local media saying...

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