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UK condemns Iran’s use of ballistic missiles: FCDO statement

The Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office has condemned Iran’s use of ballistic missiles in a test launch conducted today.From:Foreign, Commonwealth & Development OfficePublished24 December 2021

An FCDO spokesperson said:

We condemn Iran’s use of ballistic missiles in a test launch confirmed to have been conducted today. The launch is a clear breach of UN Security Council Resolution 2231, which requires that Iran not undertake any activity related to ballistic missiles designed to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons – including launches using ballistic missile technology.

These actions are a threat to regional and international security and we call on Iran to immediately cease its activities.

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