White House Reacts to Iran Missile Test

This image from Iranian Television shows a Shahab-3 missile being launched, which officials have said has a range of 1,250 miles and is armed with a 1-ton conventional warhead. Iran test-fired nine long- and medium-range missiles Wednesday July 9, 2008 during war games that officials say are in response to U.S. and Israeli threats, state television reported. (AP Photo/Iranian TV via APTN)
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Toyako, Japan (AP) The White House says it's not the way for Iran to “gain the trust of the world.”

A spokesman says Iran's test of some medium-and-long-range missiles today will only further isolate Iranians from the international community.

Iran test-fired nine missiles during war games near the Strait of Hormuz, including the Shahab-3, with a range of over 1,200 miles. Iran says the war games are aimed at showing Iran can retaliate against any U.S. or Israeli attack.

The price of oil rebounded on the news of the Iranian missile test, after falling more than $5 a barrel yesterday.



 
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