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.All rights reserved. © 2005 Agence France-Presse. Sections of the information displayed on this page (dispatches, photographs, logos) are protected by intellectual property rights owned by Agence France-Presse. As a consequence, you may not copy, reproduce, modify, transmit, publish, display or in any way commercially exploit any of the content of this section without the prior written consent of Agence France-Presse.