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Iran tests new ballistic missile in violation on UN resolutions

Iran tested a new ballistic missile system in November of this year in violation of UN Security Council resolutions, Fox News said.

According to intelligence data, Iran tested the ballistic missile on November 21 near the port city of Chabahar in the southeastern Iranian province of Sistan-Baluchistan, near the Pakistani border.

The tested Iranian-made ballistic missile is known as Ghadir-110. The radius of destruction of the missile makes up to 2,000 kilometers. The missile is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. Ghadir-110 is an improved version of Shahab-3 thatis also capable of hitting targets at a distance of up to 2,000 kilometers.

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Iran's test is similar to the launch of a guided high-precision missiles that was conducted on October 10, said Fox News.

US Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Samantha Power, said that Iran's actions violated a Security Council resolution that prohibits Iran from such launches.

On October 11, Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan reported the successful test of high-precision Imad ballistic missile. The minister specified that it was a surface-to-surface missile, all components of which were developed in Iran.


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