France Urges Iran to Stop Missile Activities Related to Nuclear WeaponsJanuary 11, 2019
Earlier, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that his country would launch two satellites using domestic launch vehicles in the near future.
France urged Iran on Friday to stop any activities around ballistic missiles capable of carrying nuclear weapons. “France recalls that the Iranian missile programme is not conform with U.N. Security Council Resolution 2231,” French Foreign ministry spokeswoman Agnes von der Muhll said during a daily briefing.
“It calls on Iran to immediately cease all ballistic missile-related activities designed to carry nuclear weapons, including tests using ballistic missile technology,” Agnes von der Muhll added.
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