Middle East

Khamenei labels West’s missile stance ‘stupid, idiotic’

A handout picture released by the office of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on May 11, 2014 shows him (L) sitting next to the captured US RQ-170 sentinel high-altitude reconnaissance that crashed in Iran on December 2011 and its locally made replica while visiting the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Aerospace Force exhibition in Tehran. Khameni said that Iran will not limit its ballistic missile programme as the United States, Israel and some European countries have demanded. (AFP

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on May 12, 2014, on page 1.




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