U.S. warns Iran on space launches, Tehran rejects concerns

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(Worthy News) - The United States issued a pre-emptive warning to Iran on Thursday against pursuing three planned space rocket launches that it said would violate a U.N. Security Council resolution because they use ballistic missile technology.

Iran rejected the warning, issued by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, saying its space vehicle launches and missile tests were not violations.

Pompeo said Iran planned to launch in the coming months three rockets, called Space Launch Vehicles (SLV), that he said incorporate technology “virtually identical” to what is used in intercontinental ballistic missiles. [ Source: Reuters (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “U.S. warns Iran on space launches, Tehran rejects concerns”

  1. Well ..... we'll just have to let Putin knock them out of the sky.
    Oh, did you think I was going to say the U.S.?
    Nuh-uh. Russia's much closer and it also has an interest in Iran not having ICBM capability.
    You know, everybody has to stop automatically thinking of Russia as the enemy of the U.S. THAT'S CIA brain-washing.

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