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. Iran missile tests prove US missile plan 'not needed': Russia
MOSCOW, July 11 (AFP) Jul 11, 2008
Iran's recent missile tests showed the limited range of Tehran's arsenal and proved that a planned US missile defence shield in Europe is unnecessary, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday.

"The tests in Iran confirm that Iran has missiles with a range of up to 2,000 kilometers and confirm... that a missile defence shield with these parameters is not needed to monitor or react to such threats," he said.

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