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Missile issue ties to Iran's sovereignty: Spokesman

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Feb 6, IRNA -- Missile issue is tied to Iran's government and people's sovereignty and Americans' position is not important for us, Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Bahram Qasemi, said on Monday.

Qasemi made the remarks in a press conference on Monday in response to a question about the new US government stance towards Iran missile issue.

"The Missile issue and Iran's internal affairs is an issue related to Iranian government and people sovereignty and we ourselves should decide about it based on our interests and policy," the official added.

He said, "We do not need to consult or talk with others on the issue."

"It seems that there is not already an acceptable established government in the US," Qasemi added.

He referred to contradictions in the US new government stances and said, "Some parts of speeches are unfriendly, hostile and threatening and we are not surprised of them and they are not important to us."

"We are accustomed to such speeches in the past three decades but I think the realities will show themselves in the right time and will impose conditions to them."

The spokesman added, "We are waiting to go forward and reach an accurate evaluation of the US government."

"I think we should wait and see what the US government finally will do in case of international issues, Europe and the globe and the chaos, it has made," he said.

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