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Iran to carry on missile programme, condemns US sanctions

Iran said it condemns condemn the hostile and unacceptable action by the US.

world Updated: Jul 29, 2017 13:24 IST
Agence France-Presse
Agence France-Presse
Agence France-Presse, Tehran
Missile programme,US sanctions,US Congress
Ballistic missiles are launched and tested in an undisclosed location, Iran, March 9, 2016. (Reuters File Photo)

Iran on Saturday condemned new sanctions passed by the US Congress against its missile programme, which President Donald Trump is set to sign into law, and vowed to continue it.

“We will continue with full power our missile programme,” foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi told state broadcaster IRIB. “We condemn the hostile and unacceptable action,” he said of the sanctions.

First Published: Jul 29, 2017 13:24 IST