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Iran to continue missile program despite warnings from the West

Iran's ballistic missiles on display. Photo: Fatemeh Bahrami / Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

A spokesperson the Iranian Armed Forces told Tasmin news agency that Iran’s missile program "will continue non-stop and foreign powers have no right to intervene on this issue," per Reuters. No Iranian official has permission to "discuss this issue with foreigners," he added.

The backdrop: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to demand stricter sanctions against short-range Iranian missiles during a meeting with President Trump today, Axios contributor Barak Ravid reports.

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