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U.S. envoy says Iran tested nuclear-capable missile, violating U.N.

After reviewing the available information, we can confirm that Iran launched on Oct. 10 a medium-range ballistic missile

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The United States has confirmed that Iran tested a medium-range missile capable of delivering a nuclear weapon in "clear violation" of a United Nations Security Council ban on ballistic missile tests, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.

"The United States is deeply concerned about Iran's recent ballistic missile launch," U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power said in a statement.

"After reviewing the available information, we can confirm that Iran launched on Oct. 10 a medium-range ballistic missile

"This was a clear violation of U.N. Security Council Resolution 1929."